Kelly Gust (Sr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Liz Gunderson (Sr., New Prague, Minn.) battled out a tie-breaker victory 9-8 (7-1) at first doubles.
Gunderson went on to drop a close match at second singles, 6-2, 5-7, 6-10.
Kelsey Eatherton (So., White Bear Lake, Minn.) posted the other match victory at third singles, 6-1, 6-1.
Sara Mitambo (Sr., Minneapolis, Minn.) was narrowly edged out at fifth singles, dropping a first set tie-breaker and losing the second set by a service break, 6-7 (2-7), 5-7.
The Pipers dropped to 2-13, 1-8 MIAC with the loss. They will finish out the 2009 season on the road on Tuesday, April 28, at Bethel. The match is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.