Sports Information Assistant
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team defeated University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez but fell to George Fox University on Tuesday.
The Lady Hawks (11-4) took down Division II Puerto Rico 5-4 and lost 8-1 to George Fox. The Bruins are ranked 18th in the West Region of Division III.
In singles play, Huntingdon won at No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5 to capture the match. Catala (No. 1) won 6-1, 6-0, Josie Waddell (No. 2) won 6-0, 6-3 and Bastos (No. 3) took a 6-3, 6-2.
With four points on the day, Caroline McBroom sealed the win for Huntingdon. Playing at No. 5, the junior won 7-6, 6-3.
In the second match of the day, the Lady Hawks struggled with the Bruins of George Fox. The No. 1 doubles team of Catala and Bastos won 9-8 to give the Lady Hawks their only win on the day. For the season, the freshman duo has won 10-of-11 matches played together.
Huntingdon travels to Albany State on April 4. Match time is set for 2 p.m.
vs. University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
No. 1: Dusty Catala (HC) def. A. Gonzalez (PR) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2: Josie Waddell (HC) def. A. Rivera (PR) 6-0, 6-3
No. 3: Mariah Bastos (HC) def. P. Rodriguez (PR) 6-3, 6-2
No. 4: A, Gelabert (PR) def. Heather Tabor (HC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5: Caroline McBroom (HC) def. N. Sanchez (PR) 7-6, 6-2
No. 6: A. Torress (PR) def. Clayton Waring (HC) 1-6, 7-5, 10-3
No. 1: Bastos-Catala (HC) def. Torres-Ortiz (PR) 8-4
No. 2: Gelabert-Rivera (PR) def. Waring-Tabor (HC) 8-1
No. 3: Sanchez-Rodriguez (PR) def. McBroom-Waddell (HC) 8-5
vs. George Fox
No. 1: Sarah Tuemmler (GF) def. Catala (HC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2: Catrina Kwong (GF) def. Waddell (HC) 6-1, 6-4
No. 3: Taylor Barnes (GF) def. Bastos (HC) 6-4, 6-2
No. 4: Kristen Mock (GF) def. McBroom (HC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5: Lydia Pia (GF) def. Jordan Fleming (HC) 6-0, 6-3
No. 6: Ilsa Teppo (GF) def. Kacey Stephens (HC) 6-2, 6-0
No. 1: Bastos-Catala (HC) def. Kwong-Mock (GF) 9-8
No. 2: Ellen Pearson-Barnes (GF) def. Waddell-Tabor (HC) 8-6
No. 3: Tuemmler-Pia (GF) def. Stephens-Waring (HC) 8-2