by Emily Jodway, Sports Information Student Assistant
Grand Rapids, Mich.- The Alma College women's tennis team traveled to Cornerstone University on Friday (Feb. 16), suffering a 5-4 loss to bring them to 1-3 overall this season.
The match came down to the No. 4 singles competition, where Caroline Ross (Sandusky, Mich./Sandusky) was defeated in a match tiebreak for the deciding point.
How It Happened
- The No. 1 doubles team of Butterfield and senior Matilda Ennis (Glenside, Mich./Phil-Mont Christian Academy) picked up the only doubles point for the Scots, topping Cornerstone by an 8-4 margin.
- Ennis also saw a win at No. 3 singles by a 6-3, 6-1 margin to earn her first victory in singles this season.
- Sophomore Jessica Penhale (Ishpeming, Mich./Ishpeming) posted a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 6 singles to bring her to a 3-1 record thus far.
The Scots will travel to Indiana and Ohio over spring break for several non-conference competitions. They will take on Franklin College on Saturday, Feb. 24, in Fort Wayne, Ind., in a match scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.