Nilsson and DeBree Earn Doubles Win as Women's Tennis Falls To Whitman


PORTLAND, Ore., - Sophomore Amalia Nilsson continued her hot streak in Northwest Conference action, picking up another singles and doubles victory as the Lewis & Clark women’s tennis team fell to Whitman 6-3 at the Tennis Dome on Friday evening. Nilsson defeated Elisa Otto 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in singles, while teaming up with Whitney DeBree in doubles to take down Otto and Margo Lentz 8-6 as the Pioneers fell to 5-4 on the season.

The Pioneers other point came from the No. 3 doubles spot, with Paige Earhart and Jill Coleman taking down Hadley DeBree and Emily Rolston 9-7. Lewis & Clark nearly earned another singles point as the DeBree’s did battle from the No. 2 singles spot, with Hadley earning the advantage, taking down Whitney after three sets and a tie-breaker (7-6 [7-5], 5-7, 6-4).

The Pios return to action on Saturday, March 14 hosting NWC opponent Whitworth at the Tennis Dome at 11 a.m.

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