Doane Falls to Bethany in Opener
The Doane women's tennis team dropped their season opener on Saturday evening, falling to Bethany College, 8-1.
Jade Patterson was the lone Tiger victor, winning at No. 2 singles over Monica Chapman, 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5). At No. 1, Donna Pham lost to Stacie Schoon 1-6, 2-6. In 3-singles action, Jordan Lintt fell to Olivia Fabreezius, 6-3, 6-0.
Candice Crider lost at No. 4 singles to KJ Hanson, 2-6, 0-6. Cassie Skolnick lost at No. 5 to Nicole Tyson, 2-6, 2-6. Clara Staudenmaier lost to Kate Zhauryd to close out singles action, 1-6, 2-6.
In doubles action, Lintt and Patterson lost to Schoon and Chapman, 2-8. Pham and Crider lost to Tyson and Zhauryd at No. 2, 1-8. Skolnick and Staudenmaier fell 0-8 to Hanson and Fabreeezius.