Brighid Cantwell Secures Second Straight Victory at No. 4 Singles

In an intense Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division opener, the Shippensburg University women’s tennis team fell short against Kutztown, losing 6-1. However, the match was not without its highlights. Junior Brighid Cantwell from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, emerged victorious for the second time in a row at No. 4 singles, winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in a closely fought battle.

Sophomore Kendall Winters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, also put up a strong fight at No. 3 singles, dropping the first set in a tiebreaker before taking the second set 6-3. However, her opponent Jess Marks ultimately won the third set 7-5.

Despite the loss, the Shippensburg team put up a strong fight. Freshman Corrine Markovich from Johnstown, Pennsylvania won seven games at No. 1 singles, while Avery Wissinger won two singles games at No. 5 singles.

Kutztown claimed all three doubles flights, securing the doubles point. Shippensburg will next host East Stroudsburg at 1 p.m. on Saturday.