Women’s tennis: Team grabs conference win at Wright State

The Butler women’s tennis team defeated Wright State 5-2 on Saturday to collect its third victory in Horizon League play this season.

The win moved the Bulldogs (4-14, 3-1) into fourth place in the conference.

Butler’s No. 1 and No. 2 doubles pairings led the way against the Raiders (8-10, 2-2).

Butler sophomores Stephanie McLoughlin and Gabrielle Rubenstein captured a 9-7 win over senior Masha Peresetsky and freshman Abby Lewis in the No. 1 match.

In the No. 2 match, junior Brittany Farmer and sophomore Caroline Hedrick defeated junior Kayla Tuscany and freshman Alex Bastock 8-3 to secure the doubles point for the Bulldogs.

In singles action, Hedrick defeated Tuscany 6-2, 7-5 in the No. 1 slot.

Rubenstein, Farmer and sophomore Angelina Qin also picked up singles wins for Butler.

Farmer’s match against Lewis lasted three sets, with Farmer coming from behind and winning 3-6, 6-2, 6-0.

Butler and Milwaukee are currently tied in the league standings, and the squads will face off in Indianapolis Friday afternoon.

Green Bay then visits Butler Saturday afternoon.

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