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Tigers Drop GPAC Opener

Doane women's tennis dropped the conference opener on Tuesday afternoon in Seward, falling to Concordia, 8-1. The Tigers will return to GPAC action on Thursday at Nebraska Wesleyan.

In singles action, Jade Patterson fell to Kim Francis, 0-6, 0-6. Cassie Skolnick fell in a tight battle with Colleen Freudenberg, 6-7, 5-7. Donna Pham was topped by Taylor Cook, 2-6, 0-6. Jordan Lintt lost to Sarah Ebert, 1-6, 2-6. Allison Pfeifer won the lone Tiger match at No. 5, defeating Faith Ahlman, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4. Candice Crider lost to Lindsea Vaudt, 0-6, 0-6.

Concordia swept doubles action. Patterson and Pfeifer fell to Freudenberg and Vaudt, 6-8. Pham and Lintt lost to Francis and Ebert, 0-8. Skolnick teamed with Beth Weiner and lost to Cook and Ahlman, 2-8.