Redbirds Swept By Drake
April 13, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Illinois State women's tennis team was defeated by Drake, 6-1, while on the road in its fourth Missouri Valley Conference match. The Redbirds now sit at an 8-8, 1-3 MVC record.
Freshman Sierra Stone won the lone point for the Redbirds in singles competition, edging Mariel Ante, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, in Singles No. 2. Phyllis Tigges and Madeliene Baillon rallied Maddie Johnson and Lea Kozulic in Doubles No. 1, claiming an 8-7 (3) win.
The Bulldogs (14-4, 4-1 MVC) went on to defeat the Redbirds in Doubles No. 2 and No. 3, securing the doubles point, before sweeping ISU in five of six singles matches.
The Redbirds will resume competition at home on Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. when they host Evansville.
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