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Women's Tennis Falls 6-3 to Shepherd

Women's Tennis Falls 6-3 to Shepherd

BRIDGEWATER, Va. - Bridgewater's women's tennis team took one doubles match from the visiting Shepherd Rams to open the match, but dropped four of the six singles matches on the day to fall to the Rams by a 6-3 tally at the BC Tennis Courts. 

Bridgewater changed up its typical ladder order and dropped the top two doubles matches before earning its first win of the day over the Division II Rams at number three. 

Senior Megan Mathias and Miranda Donavan teamed up for an 8-5 victory.

In singles play, Bridgewater's one and two players both fell in straight sets before senior Alissa Michael pushed her match at number three to a three-set dual before falling by a 6-2, 0-6, 10-7 score.

Bridgewater got its first singles win of the day when Ally McConaughy wore down Stephanie Crum at number five in a three-set showdown by a 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 10-4 tally.

Freshman Amanda Gorby earned BC's lone straight sets win of the day in the singles finale at number six with a 6-2, 6-3 victory.

Bridgewater is back in action on Saturday, April 17 when Randolph comes to town for a high noon clash with the Eagles.