OMAHA, Neb.- The University of Northern Iowa women's tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Creighton University this afternoon in Omaha.
In doubles, Cassandra Dix and Krissy Lankelma fell to Jennie Hartjes and Analese Snyder of CU 8-2 in the No. 1 match. Creighton's Mary McMullan and Kelsey Schmidt defeated Nina Pfahler and Jessica Kunzelmann 8-6 in the No. 2 match. Chelsea Moore and Stefannia Sampaio lost their No. 3 match to Elizabeth Vermillion and Amanda Noonan of CU 8-4.
Pfahler was defeated by Hartjes of CU 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the No. 1 singles match. Dix lost a close battle to Schmidt of CU 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 in the No. 2 match. Kunzelmann fell to Snyder of CU 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the No. 3 match. Moore won her No. 4 match, defeating McMullan of CU 6-2, 7-6. Lanklema breezed past Vermillion of CU 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 5 match. Sampaio lost her No. 6 match to Taylor Koehrson of CU 7-5, 7-5.
The Panthers head to Kansas where they will take on Wichita State at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.
1) Jennie Hartjes/Analese Snyder (CU) def. Cassandra Dix/Krissy Lankelma (UNI) 8-2
2) Mary McMullan/Kelsey Schmidt (CU) def. Nina Pfahler/Jessica Kunzelmann (UNI) 8-6
3) Elizabeth Vermillion/Amanda Noonan (CU) def. Chelsea Moore/Stefannia Sampaio 8-4
1) Jennie Hartjes (CU) def. Nina Pfahler (UNI) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
2) Kelsey Schmidt (CU) def. Cassandra Dix (UNI) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
3) Analese Snyder (CU) def. Jessica Kunzelmann (UNI) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
4) Chelsea Moore (UNI) def. Mary McMullan (CU) 6-2, 7-6
5) Krissy Lankelma (UNI) def. Elizabeth Vermillion (CU) 6-1, 6-16) Taylor Koehrson (CU) def. Stefannia Sampaio (UNI) 7-5, 7-5