NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Salisbury University women's tennis team saw its four-match winning streak come to an end, falling 8-1 at the 25th-ranked Christopher Newport Captains on Saturday afternoon at Eyre Courts.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Elizabeth Christine and Sarah Dover took it to the limit in second doubles, pushing Megan Bauer and Kendra Womack to a tiebreaker but ultimately falling 8-7 (7-3).
- Katherine Tamesis picked up the Sea Gulls' only win of the day on a retirement from CNU's Mia Linam in third singles, who bowed out of the competition while leading 3-0 in the first set.
- Christine battled valiantly in the first set of fourth singles against Anna Campbell, taking a tough 7-5 loss before bowing in the second set 6-0.
- The Sea Gulls will play in their final home matches of the season against Harford Community College on Friday afternoon.
- First serve from the SU Tennis Center is set for 3 p.m.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
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