The Blue Demons dropped a 4-3 decision to the Bulldogs on Sunday in Indianapolis, Indiana. DePaul won three singles matches after coming up short in doubles play.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The DePaul women’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 loss at Butler on Sunday. The Blue Demons won three singles matches after coming up short in doubles action at the Butler Bubble.
The top singles flight saw No. 91 Dunja Antunovic roll past Molly Casperson, 6-1, 6-2. The DePaul sophomore is on a 13 match winning streak and holds a season record of 22-3.
Kirsten Gambrell gave the Blue Demons a point at No. 2 singles with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Tiffany McLoughlin. It marked the DePaul freshman’s sixth consecutive singles win.
Anja Mihaldinec also extended her singles winning streak to six matches with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Michelle Hawes in the third flight.
The Blue Demons (9-8, 2-1 BIG EAST) hit the road next weekend for a pair of BIG EAST duals in Syracuse, New York. DePaul faces Seton Hall on Saturday and Syracuse on Sunday.
Butler 4, DePaul 3
No. 1-McLoughlin/Hawes (BU) def. Mihaldinec/Gambrell (DePaul) 8-4
No. 2-Antunovic/Chmiel (DePaul) def. Casperson/Jenkins (BU) 8-6
No. 3-Casperson/Rachon (BU) win by default
No. 1-Dunja Antunovic (DePaul) def. Molly Casperson (BU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 2-Kirsten Gambrell (DePaul) def. Tiffany McLoughlin (BU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 3-Anja Mihaldinec (DePaul) def. Michelle Hawes (BU) 6-3, 6-4
No. 4-Becky Jenkins (BU) def. Clare Chmiel (DePaul) 6-0, 6-3
No. 5-Chelsey Casperson (BU) win by default
No. 6-Carrie Rachon (BU) win by default