ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University women's tennis team fell 6-3 to No. 17 Mary Washington at the Lastinger Tennis Center on Tuesday. The Panthers secured a pair of singles wins at the top of the lineup.
Sophomore Alisa Ogranovich took care of business in the No. 1 spot of the singles lineup with a 6-3, 6-3 win for her second consecutive victory. Sophomore Madison Ross won Chapman's third point with a three-set victory at No. 2. After falling in the first set, she stormed back to get the 4-6. 7-5, 1-0 (10-5) win – her first dual win of the season.
The Eagles (3-0) clinched the match with straight set victories on courts four, five and six. Mary Washington also took the two top doubles matches and a three-set win at No. 3. Sophomore Vasilisa Trofimova pushed the match into a third set but fell 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6).
Trofimova and senior Nicole Fouts notched an 8-6 win in the No. 3 doubles match to score Chapman's first team point of the match.
The Panthers are back on the Lastinger Tennis Center courts on Mar. 12 to take on Haverford.
By Steven Olveda
Sports Information Director