Butler women’s tennis falls to Wright State 6-1

Butler women’s tennis teammates high-five after scoring a point. Photo provided by butlersports.com.

JOSH MULLENIX | STAFF REPORTER | jmulleni@butler.edu

The Butler University women’s tennis team traveled to Dayton, Ohio, to face Wright State on Jan. 29 and suffered a 6-1 defeat to the Wright State Raiders women’s tennis team.

The Bulldogs’ only point of the afternoon came from the No. 3 singles match. Junior Rachel Sutton defeated Vanessa Madrigal in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3

Junior Bailey Padget forced two tiebreakers in her No. 1 singles match, but ultimately lost in two sets 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6).

In the No. 1 doubles match, the duo of Padget and Sutton lost to Taylor Culberston and Tori Turner, 6-4.

The women’s tennis team is back in action Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. when they face Illinois State in the Butler tennis bubble.


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