Women’s Tennis Narrowly Falls To Missouri State, 4-3

first_imgStory Links DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 loss to visiting Missouri State Sunday afternoon at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. Photos Watch Live Next Game: Valparaiso 4/13/2019 – 11 A.M. Box Score (HTML) The Bulldogs continue conference play next weekend with two matches in central Illinois at Bradley and Illinois State. Live Statscenter_img Missouri State 4, Drake 34/7/2019 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) Singles competition1. Liza Petushkova (DU) def. Anna Alons (MSU) 7-6, 6-22. Carmen Palumbo (DU) def. Alye Darter (MSU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-23. Fati Khamissi (MSU) def. Daria Walczak (DU) 6-3, 6-34. Sophia Haleas (DU) def. Clara Gand-Gonzalez (MSU) 6-3, 6-45. Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) def. Kenya Williams (DU) 6-4, 6-36. Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Megan Webb (DU) 6-2, 6-3 Preview The loss was the Bulldogs’ first Missouri Valley Conference loss of the season as Missouri State sealed the match with Fati Khamissi’s win at No. 3 singles. The Bulldogs won two matches after the match had been decided to tighten the score. Full Schedule Roster Doubles competition1. Anna Alons/Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Liza Petushkova/Megan Webb (DU) 6-42. Carmen Palumbo/Daria Walczak (DU) def. Alye Darter/Mara Presot (MSU) 6-33. Fati Khamissi/Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) def. Kenya Williams/Sophia Haleas (DU) 6-2 After winning the doubles’ point, MSU secured straight-set wins at Nos. 6 and 5 singles before Liza Petuskova earned a 7-6, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles to get the Bulldogs on the board. MSU picked up the clinching win at No. 3 singles next before Drake closed the match with Carmen Palumbo winning at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 and Sophia Haleas collecting a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 4 singles. Match NotesMissouri State 9-7Drake 7-13Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,1,3,2,4) Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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