GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota women’s tennis team dropped a Big Sky Conference dual to Eastern Washington, 6-1, on Friday evening.
The Eagles started out strong by sweeping UND in doubles play to clinch the first point.
In singles competition, Carmen Palumbo stood out by winning the No. 1 singles match 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 10-4 to earn the Fighting Hawks lone point on the day.
Zahra Finnigan, who has been strong all season also took out, but unfortunately, lost the No. 5 singles match 5-7, 6-3, 11-9. Finnigan was up
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Eastern Washington 6, North Dakota 1
1. Palumbo, Carmen (UND) def. SMITH, Janaya (EWU) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 10-4
2. BRAEDEN, Rylee (EWU) def. Sullivan, Isa (UND) 5-7, 6-1, 10-5
3. NELSON, Zoey (EWU) def. Kasilingam, Preethi (UND) 6-1, 6-2
4. WORRALL, Faye (EWU) def. Finnigan, Zahra (UND) 5-7, 6-3, 11-9
5. BROUSSARD, Stephanie (EWU) def. Revenig, Alex (UND) 6-2, 6-2
6. SWINDELL, Rachel (EWU) def. Lobanova, Masha (UND) 6-3, 6-4