Women's Tennis Falls 6-3 to La Verne University

Sunday, February 17, 2013
by Jeff Williford

TYLER -- The UT Tyler women's tennis team fell 6-3 to the La Verne University Leopards on Sunday afternoon at the Summers Tennis Center.  On the day, No. 1 doubles team Amy Friesenhahn and Rachel Cole won their matchup, 8-6 over La Verne's Andrea Madrigal and Jeanette Losaria.

While No. 2 and No. 3 doubles went to the Leopards, UT Tyler notched two more wins in the singles matchups.

Jennifer Payne defeated Brooke Hines in No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-0 while teammate and defending American Southwest Conference east division Player of the Week Nicole Musngi won 6-1, 6-4 in her matchup.

The UT Tyler women's team will now head west to take on ASC opponent Howard Payne on Saturday, February 23 at 9 a.m. in Brownwood.