Tennis: Men earn first win of season

The Butler men’s tennis team picked up two victories last weekend to move to 2-4 on the season.

On Saturday, the Bulldogs grabbed their first win of the season and the first of coach Parker Ross’ Butler career.  The team defeated Eastern Kentucky 4-3.

The Bulldogs picked up their second win of the season when they hosted Northern Kentucky and took the match 4-3.

Sophomores Billy Weldon and Pulok Bhattacharya finished the weekend with a perfect 2-0 record in singles and 2-0 mark in doubles play with their respective partners.

Butler will be back in action Feb. 1 when it takes on ASA College starting at 3 p.m.

The Butler women’s tennis team fell to 1-2 on the season with two losses over the weekend.

The Bulldogs fell to Western Michigan 6-1 Saturday with junior Caroline Hedrick scoring the only Butler victory of the day at No. 2 singles.

On Sunday, Butler traveled to Indiana and lost to the 50th-ranked Hoosiers 7-0.

The Bulldogs will travel to Illinois State for their next match on Feb. 1.

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