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Cougars Drop Match to South Carolina State

Maria Thibault
Maria Thibault

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The SIUE women's tennis team fell 4-0 to South Carolina State Tuesday at the Spring TennisFest. Today's action wrapped up play in the Spring TennisFest for the Cougars.

The Cougars (4-7) dropped the No. 2 doubles match to the Bulldogs (4-2), with Divya Murali and Lasya Patnaik defeating SIUE's Maria Thibault and Callaghan Adams, 6-2.

In singles play, Thibault brought the No. 6 match to three sets, eventually falling to Zainab Bendahhou, 4-6, 6-1, 10-3.

The No. 2 singles match went unfinished, with Lara Tupper being up on Ikram Rassif, 6-4, 4-2.

The Cougars will travel to Savannah, Georgia, to face Savannah State Wednesday at 12 p.m.

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