The Shippensburg University women’s tennis team dropped a non-league match at Dickinson on Tuesday afternoon, falling 9-0 to the Red Devils.
How it happened
Shippensburg (1-1) struggled to take control of each game but battled. The No. 1 doubles pair of freshman Corrine Markovich (Johnstown, Pa./Central Cambria) and sophomore Brooklynn Rupert (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) collected two games while the No. 2 doubles pairing of junior Brighid Cantwell (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield) and sophomore Kendall Winters (Lancaster, Pa./Lampeter Strasburg) won three games.
In singles, Cantwell battled from 5-2 down but fell 7-5 in the first set. The second set was another battle but Cantwell also dropped the second, 6-3. Winters also had a close matchup, but dropped her sets by score of 6-2, 6-4. Senior Sahar Islam (Bridgeport, Pa./Upper Merion) collected one game at No. 4 singles, while freshman Katelyn Hanft (Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin) played her first collegiate match and collected one game at No. 6 singles.
The Raiders will travel to Bloomsburg for the PSAC Individual Championship in October.