Tennis teams earn weekend wins

The Butler men’s tennis team travels to take on conference foe Xavier today at 1 p.m.

The Bulldogs (4-6) split their weekend matches, losing to Illinois State before picking up a win against Bradley.

On Friday, Butler lost a 7-0 decision to the Illinois State Redbirds.

Three players had close matches, losing 7-6 and 7-5.

On Saturday, freshman Brandon Woods led the Bulldogs to a victory, picking up the deciding point at No. 5 singles.

Butler lost the doubles point but picked up singles wins from sophomores Austin Woldmoe, Tommy Marx and Billy Weldon.

The women’s team is back in action Sunday against Abilene Christian at home, starting at 10 a.m.

The Bulldogs finished a long week with a 1-2 record.

Butler sandwiched their win over Evansville on Saturday with losses to Middle Tennessee State and Northern Illinois.

Singles winners against Evansville were juniors Stephanie McLoughlin and  Caroline Hedrick and senior Brittany Farmer, all in straight sets.

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