Women's Tennis Falls To Whitworth 7-2

Women's Tennis Falls To Whitworth 7-2


SPOKANE, Wash., - The Lewis & Clark women's tennis team fell to 0-2 on the season, as Northwest Conference foe Whitworth pulled out a 7-2 win on Saturday afternoon in Spokane, Wash.

Sophomore Amalia Nilsson was once again the Pioneers ace, earning her second singles victory of the season. Nilsson downed Rachel Burns in straight sets, earning a 6-2 victory before knocking off burns 6-1 in the second set.

Nilsson also pulled out her second doubles victory with teammate Whitney DeBree, as the two fought their way to an 8-5 win over Linh Aven and Burns.

The Pioneers return to the courts on Feb. 20 as they remain on the road for their third NWC match-up, this time against Linfield.