Women's Tennis: Bulldogs Down the Cougars

Lara Tupper
Lara Tupper

DES MOINES, Iowa – SIUE women's tennis fell at Drake 5-2 Saturday. Lara Tupper and Raillane Kamdem picked up the lone two points in singles for the Cougars.

In doubles play, SIUE's No. 3 team of Alina Munteanu and Nicole Gomez defeated Kelsey Neville and Megan Webb, 6-4. Munteanu and Gomez are now 3-1 in No. 3 doubles.

In the No. 1 doubles spot, SIUE's Ann-Christine Link and Tupper fell in a close match to Liza Petushkova and Kenya Williams, 6-4.

The Cougars won their two points in singles play. In No. 2 singles, SIUE's Tupper defeated Carmen Palumbo, 6-4, 4-6, 10-8. Kamdem defeated Sophia Haleas, 7-5, 1-5, after Haleas retired from play. SIUE's Munteanu lost her first No. 1 singles match of the season against Liza Petushkova, 6-2, 6-4. 

SIUE will be back in action Sunday against Northern Iowa, doubles is set to get underway at 11 a.m.