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.