Pirates Edge Regals

CLU continues non-conference play

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 9:58 pm

Gianna Cupo won at No. 2 doubles, along with Sarah Seeman, and defeated her singles opponent to lead the Regals against Southwestern (Texas) on Monday night. 

Credit: Tracy L. Olson Hi-res image

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The Cal Lutheran women’s tennis team continued its home stand with another non-conference match on Monday evening, falling just short to the Southwestern (Texas) Pirates 6-3 at the Poulson Tennis Center.

The Pirates took an early 2-1 lead following the doubles portion of the match after taking 8-2 victories at No. 1 and No. 3. The pairing of Sarah Seeman and Gianna Cupo stole the lone point for the Regals early on after battling back-and-forth to edge Southwestern 8-6 at No. 2.

In singles play, Cupo and Seeman came through yet again for the Violet and Gold, claiming victories at No. 5 and No. 3, respectively. After returning recently from injury, Cupo downer her opponent 6-1, 6-2 while Seeman topped hers 6-3, 6-4. The Pirates came away with wins on the remaining singles courts to clinch the match victory.

Cal Lutheran (1-7) is back in action this Friday, Mar. 17 with a match at Ventura College at 3:00 p.m.

Box Score:  SU 6, CLU 3
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