CLAREMONT, Calif. — The University of La Verne tennis team was tough in doubles play against Washington College but could not maintain its intensity in singles as it lost, 8-1, to the Shorewomen on Sunday afternoon at the Claremont Club.
La Verne falls to 3-8 while Washington College improves to 2-1.
Shenelle Trujillo and Janae Chinn got the Leopards off to a good start with an 8-5 win over Julie Lazer and Rachel Martinez at No. 2 doubles but the Shorewomen claimed tightly contested matches at Nos. 1 and 3 to grab the momentum and parlayed it to a singles sweep.
Closest singles contests game at No. 1 and No. 4. Etchegaray fell, 6-2, 6-3, to Weaver at the top of the ladder and Trujillo was competitive in the first set against Filiopoulos at No. 4 but lost, 6-4, 6-1.
The Leopards are back in action on March 25 against Lewis and Clark at the Claremont Club.
|1. Marielle McIntyre/April Weaver (WC) def. Bridget Etchegaray/Savanah Goode (LAVERNE) 8-6|
|2. Shenelle Trujillo/Janae Chinn (LAVERNE) def. Julie Lazer/Rachel Martinez (WC) 8-5|
|3. Krista Filiopoulos/MP Hubert (WC) def. Savannah Fisher/Madison Madewell (LAVERNE) 9-7
|1. April Weaver (WC) def. Bridget Etchegaray (LAVERNE) 6-2, 6-3|
|2. Julie Lazer (WC) def. Savanah Goode (LAVERNE) 6-3, 6-0|
|3. Rachel Martinez (WC) def. Janae Chinn (LAVERNE) 6-1, 6-3|
|4. Krista Filiopoulos (WC) def. Shenelle Trujillo (LAVERNE) 6-4, 6-1|
|5. Blair Kang (WC) def. Areli Martinez (LAVERNE) 6-1, 6-3|
|6. MP Hubert (WC) def. Madison Madewell (LAVERNE) 6-1, 6-0|