ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- In the first match of the road trip to St. Louis, Mo., the Simpson women's tennis team lost 9-0 to Principia on Saturday.
The Panthers (3-10) had the Storm's (6-9) number all afternoon. Simpson would not win more than three games in a set during the match.
Danielle Bates had a tough contest at No. 4 singles and lost 6-3, 6-1. Sarah Barry dropped 6-2, 6-1 sets at No. 5 singles. Kathryn Hays battled in the first set at No. 6 singles, but fell 6-3, before being blanked 6-0 to close it out.
1. Paige Cooley, (PCWT) def. Emily King, 6-1, 6-0
2. Gabby Kitchingman, (PCWT) def. Kelly Kuebler, 6-1, 6-1
3. Greer Sprague, (PCWT) def. Megan Grubb, 6-1, 6-0
4. Hallie Jones, (PCWT) def. Danielle Bates, 6-3, 6-1
5. Dani Lomascolo, (PCWT) def. Sarah Barry, 6-2, 6-1
6. Sarah Switzer, (PCWT) def. Kathryn Hays, 6-3, 6-0
1. Paige Cooley/Gabby Kitchingman, Gabby (PCWT) def. Emily King/Kelly Kuebler, 8-2
2. Greer Sprague/Hallie Jones, Hallie (PCWT) def. Megan Grubb/Danielle Bates, 8-3
3. Brittany Duke/Dani Lomascolo (PCWT) def. Sarah Barry/Kathryn Hays, 8-1
Simpson closes out the weekend against Westminster on Sunday. The match will begin at noon.