After a series of cancelled games in Texas, the Pioneers return to the hill 

After a series of cancelled games in Texas, the Pioneers return to the hill 

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Lewis & Clark College Pioneers were swept by the Seattle University Hawks. The Pioneers had a couple of close matches, but no one could grab a win from the Hawks. The Pioneers had a 7-0 loss to the Hawks at the end of the night. 

Throughout the afternoon, there was a momentum shift from Rachael Rice and Riley Hanks close doubles match against the Hawks' Hannah Gianan and Kyra Jung. Hanks and Rice battled against the Hawks with a close loss in a tie-breaker at the end of the match. Overall, the Pioneers had a great night against the Hawks, and showed a lot of potential as a team and as individuals. 

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Key Moments

In singles, Hanks had another close game against the Hawks with a 7-5 loss in the first set, and had some incredible plays that helped her gain momentum throughout the match. Throughout the night, Rice also kept some of her momentum from doubles, and had a battle in the first set of her singles match. Although, Rice could not hold the momentum, and she had a 4-6, 1-6 loss in the end. Madelyn Landerfelt had a great singles match against the Hawks' Kali McCollister. Landerfelt had several incredible plays with even an amazing hustle play where she slid on the court to retrieve the ball.

Deeper Look

  • Rice played in her second tie-breaker of the season thus far
  • Caroline Hennes had her first singles match this season

Looking Ahead

The Pioneers will be back on the hill tomorrow to play Linfield at 10 a.m. along with the men's teams.