Grand Rapids, Mich. – A strong Davenport team defeated Taylor women's tennis 8-1 Friday, as the Panthers were able to sweep singles play.
Katherine Marquez played an extremely competitive first set at the No. 1 singles flight, eventually succumbing in a tiebreak to Alyssa Fuentes before falling in the second set 6-2.
Freshman Annika Zeilstra, who has played at No. 3 doubles throughout the season, played in her first singles match of the year at the No. 6 position but was downed 6-3, 6-2 by Marcie Kooyers.
Taylor (5-6, 5-3 CL) will be back on the courts in Grand Rapids Saturday, as the Trojans meet Cornerstone in a 10:00 am start time.
Davenport def. Taylor; 8-1
No. 1- Alyssa Fuentes (DU) def. Katherine Marquez; 7-6, 6-2
No. 2- Emily Spiech (DU) def. Kelsey Chow; 6-1, 6-0
No. 3- Angelica Woods (DU) def. Rachel Kammer: 6-2, 6-1
No. 4- Montserrat Elizondo (DU) def. Betsy Jones: 6-4, 6-2
No. 5- Bridget Barrett (DU) def. Seven Wieland: 6-2, 6-0
No. 6- Marcie Kooyers (DU) def. Annika Zeilstra: 6-3, 6-2
No. 1- Fuentes/Spiech (DU) def. Chow/Marquez: 8-3
No. 2- Kammer/Jones (TU) def. Barrett/Kooyers: 8-4
No. 3- Elizondo/Woods (DU) def. Wieland/Zeilstra: 8-2