Women’s Tennis Falls To Iowa

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s tennis team dropped a tough 4-1 decision to the Iowa Hawkeyes on Wednesday afternoon at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.Iowa’s Anastasia Reimchen and Zoe Douglas defeated Mariel Ante and Mela Jaglarz, 6-2 at No. 1 before Drake’s Summer Brills and Joely Lomas beat Taylor Tamblyn and Kristen Thoms, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot to split the first two doubles matches. The Hawkeyes managed to win the hard fought doubles point with Aimee Tarun and Adorabol Huckleby earning a 6-2 win on court two.Iowa quickly jumped out to a 3-0 lead with straight set wins on courts one and six. Lomas put the Bulldogs on the board with a 6-3, 7-6 win over Tarun at the No. 5 spot.After dropping the first set 6-4, Tess Herder was down 5-1 in the second set but came back to send the set into a tiebreaker. In the tiebreaker, Thoms took a quick 6-1 lead and this time didn’t let her lead slip away, winning the tiebreaker 7-3 and clinching the match for the Hawkeyes.The Bulldogs wrap up their seven-match home stand on Thursday, April 7 when they host St. Louis at 1 p.m.Iowa 4, Drake 1Mar 30, 2016 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) Singles competition1. Anastasia Reimchen (IOWA) def. Ante, Mariel (DU) 7-5, 6-22. Johnson, Maddie (DU) vs. Zoe Douglas (IOWA) 6-2, 3-6, 3-4, unfinished3. Kristen Thoms (IOWA) def. Herder, Tess (DU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)4. Brills, Summer (DU) vs. Adorabol Huckleby (IOWA) 6-4, 3-6, 3-2, unfinished5. Lomas, Joely (DU) def. Aimee Tarun (IOWA) 6-3, 7-66. Montana Crawford (IOWA) def. Jaglarz, Mela (DU) 6-2, 6-0 Doubles competition1. Anastasia Reimchen/Zoe Douglas (IOWA) def. Ante, Mariel/Jaglarz, Mela (DU) 6-22. Aimee Tarun/Adorabol Huckleby (IOWA) def. Herder, Tess/Johnson, Maddie (DU) 6-23. Brills, Summer/Lomas, Joely (DU) def. Taylor Tamblyn/Kristen Thoms (IOWA) 6-3 Match NotesOrder of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,1,5,3)  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more