February 19, 2011

Pipers fall to Saints despite several close matches

In doubles play, Kelsey Eatherton (Sr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) and Nora McGraw (Sr., Hutchinson, Minn.) dropped an 8-5 match at first doubles. Nicole Krier (Jr., Woodbury, Minn.) and Carissa Wallerich (Fy., West Salem, Wis.) then lost a close 8-6 match by a service break at third doubles.

In singles, Krier took her opponent at fourth singles to a third set super-breaker, falling 4-6, 6-4, 5-10. Wallerich lost at sixth singles, 3-6, 2-6.

Hamline drops to 0-2 overall with the non-conference loss. The Saints are now 4-0 overall.