BLUEFIELD, Va. – Women's tennis dropped a tough 8-1 match at Bluefield. The Bears were able to win at least six games in each of the singles slots and lost a tiebreak match in doubles along with another 8-6 defeat.
PORTSMOUTH – Karley Stites pulled out a hard-fought straight set victory in the deciding match Tuesday afternoon on the Dr. William E. Daehler Tennis Center courts as Shawnee State picked up its second conference victory of the season with a 5-4 win against Pikeville. The Bears trailed 4-3 with two singles matches to play but pulled out the needed victories for the team win.
COLUMBIA, Ky. – A day after notching its first win of the season in convincing 9-0 fashion, tennis had the tables turned completely against them Sunday afternoon with a 9-0 loss to No. 4 Lindsey Wilson. The Blue Raiders swept both the singles and doubles matches as each of the nine contested matches were played as eight-game pro sets.
ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Tennis slammed St. Catharine by a 9-0 margin as the Bears did not surrender a game en route to the sweep against the Patriots. Each of the six contested matches ended in 8-0 victories for the Bears, while the Patriots forfeited the final two singles spots and the third doubles position.
PORTSMOUTH – The tough opening stretch of the schedule continued Tuesday in the Shawnee State teniis home opener against the (RV) University of the Cumberlands. The Bears (0-2, 0-2 MSC) were unable to pick up a match against the Patriots (5-5, 3-2 MSC), falling 9-0.