Women’s tennis: Team goes 1-1 over weekend

The Butler women’s tennis team split a pair of Horizon League matches over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and falling to Illinois-Chicago.

The Flames (9-3, 2-0) won eight of nine matches en route to a 7-0 victory over the Bulldogs (4-11, 1-1) on Sunday.

Sophomores Stephanie McLoughlin and Gabrielle Rubenstein led the team in the loss, winning 8-7 at No. 1 doubles.

Butler had more success at Valparaiso (0-3, 4-7) on Saturday, winning 7-0.

Sophomore Caroline Hedrick, returning from a foot injury, won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.

Hedrick also teamed with junior Brittany Farmer in a win at No. 2 doubles.

The Bulldogs won all six singles matches and all three doubles bouts.

Butler will host conference opponent Detroit on Friday at 2 p.m.


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