OGDEN - Weber State women’s tennis put up a great fight against Northern Colorado Sunday afternoon but ultimately fell 5-2.
The Wildcats started strong in doubles play, the duo of Caitlin Herb and Emily Tanner defeated Remi Immler and Beth Coton 6-4 in the No. 1 spot. The Bears then picked up a win in the No. 3 spot and the doubles point came down to a tiebreaker in the No. 2 spot.
Morgan Dickason and Sara Parker fought hard but fell to Anna Batersby and Marissa Baca 7-6 giving the doubles point advantage to Northern Colorado.
Singles play didn’t start off in favor of the Wildcats either as UNC picked up a quick win in the No. 3 spot.
Tanner came up big with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 6 spot over Lily-Ana Kreutzer. The rest of the matches all went into three sets or tiebreakers. Dominique Beauvais defeated Coton 6-7, 7-5, 10-4 to give WSU their second point of the match.
The Bears claimed the overall victory with a 5-2 score.
Weber State is now 1-14 overall on the season and sit at 1-4 in Big Sky Conference play. The Wildcats will hit the road to take on Montana and Montana State before hosting Eastern Washington and Idaho.
No. Colorado 5, Weber State 2
1. BATTERSBY, Anna (NCW) def. HERB, Caitlin (WSU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. BEAUVAIS, Dominique (WSU) def. COTON, Beth (NCW) 6-7, 7-5, 10-4
3. SCHULTE, Courtney (NCW) def. PARKER, Sara (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
4. BACA, Marissa (NCW) def. DICKASON, Morgan (WSU) 6-2, 4-6, 10-8
5. Mora, Ella (NCW) def. HASAN, Devi (WSU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
6. TANNER, Emily (WSU) def. Kreutzer, Lily-Ana (NCW) 6-3, 6-2
1. HERB, Caitlin/TANNER, Emily (WSU) def. IMMLER, Remi/COTON, Beth (NCW) 6-4
2. BACA, Marissa/BATTERSBY, Anna (NCW) def. PARKER, Sara/DICKASON, Morgan (WSU) 7-6
3. Mora, Ella/Kreutzer, Lily-Ana (NCW) def. BEAUVAIS, Dominique/HASAN, Devi (WSU) 6-4
Order of Finish:
Doubes (1, 3, 2) Singles (3, 6, 5, 1, 2, 4)