Pirate Women Top PLU 7-2

Pirate Women Top PLU 7-2

SPOKANE, Wash. – Dominating the top portion of the singles and doubles ladders, Whitworth rolled to a 7-2 win over visiting Pacific Lutheran in a Northwest Conference women's tennis match on Sunday. 

The Pirates improved to 5-3 overall and 5-2 in the NWC after winning for the fifth time in the last six matches.  PLU dropped to 2-6, 1-6.

Whitworth won at 1st and 2nd doubles.  Taylor Peña and Jennifer Adams topped Carolin Dreher and Samantha Lund 8-3 at #1 while Morgan McDivitt and Bella Hoyos defeated Allison McClure and Megan Beyers 8-2 at #2.

PLU got its doubles point when Emily Bower and Emily Beemsterboer edged Caylee Lamm and Saryn Mooney 8-5 at #3.

Hoyos got the first singles point for Whitworth when she rolled past Lund 6-1, 6-2 at #3.  Mooney followed quickly after dispatching McClure 6-0, 6-2 at #2.  Then Peña clinched the team victory with her 7-5, 6-1 win over Dreher at #1.

Adams beat Beyers 7-6 (8-6), 6-0 at #4 and McDivitt defeated Bower 6-2, 6-2 at #5. 

PLU's only singles point came at #6 where Beemsterboer slipped past Lamm 6-4, 7-6 (4).

The Pirates are now off until their trip to Southern California for spring break.