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Women's Tennis Shutout by North Carolina Wesleyan

Claire Luger (photo credit: Jack Lewis)
Claire Luger (photo credit: Jack Lewis)

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Visiting North Carolina Wesleyan shutout the Covenant women's tennis team 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Covenant Tennis Complex.

The loss is the thirtd consecutive for the Lady Scots who fall to 7-4 overall and 4-2 in league play. N.C. Wesleyan remains perfect in the USA South at 5-0 and goes to 5-2 overall.

The visiting Battling Bishops cruised to three wins in doubles and Covenant could not rally in singles matches losing all six. Gracie Smith hung with Valeria Berber at No. 4 singles before falling 6-2, 6-3. Claire Luger dropped a 6-3, 6-1 decision at No. 2 singles to Rachel Hui.

Covenant will try to get back on the winning track on Monday when it travels to face Birmingham Southern. The twice-postponed match is slated to start at 5 p.m. EDT.

Be sure to follow the Scots all season long on athletics.covenant.edu and on social media at FacebookTwitter and Instagram for up-to-date scores, news and other information.