Women's tennis defeats Houghton, falls to Altoona

Stephanie Krall
Stephanie Krall

The Pitt-Bradford women's tennis team defeated Houghton Friday 7-2 and dropped an AMCC match to Penn State Altoona Saturday by a score of 9-0.

Against Houghton, the Panthers swept all three doubles matches. The top team of Stephanie Krall and Emily Fowkes won 8-3, and both teams of Shaina Reddinger and Constance Cui and Jamie VanAlstine and Amy Thomas triumphed 8-4.

In singles action, the two teams played a pro set. Krall won her match 10-0, Fowkes was victorious 10-2 and both VanAlstine and Thomas prevailed by scores of 10-3.

Altoona handed the Panthers their second straight loss to open AMCC play Saturday afternoon.

Krall and Fowkes lost in doubles 8-1, Reddinger and Cui fell 8-3 and Sara James and Thomas were defeated 8-4.

In singles play, Reddinger was the only Panther not to be swept in straight sets. She lost 6-7, 6-2, 10-8.

Pitt-Bradford stands at 1-2 on the season and travels to Mt. Aloysius Sunday.