Raiders get blanked by Cal Baptist
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The Southern Oregon University tennis team was swept 9-0 at the hand of No. 18 California Baptist on Sunday to cap its three-day trip in Southern California.
The Raiders (7-2) earned wins over Biola University and The Masters College on Thursday and Friday before falling to the Lancers (9-5) in near 90-degree weather.
The No. 1 doubles match was the closest the Raiders came to a win on the day, when Katie Ross and Iuliia Efunia came up short to the Lancers' Dunya Wren and Marcela Montanha, 8-6.
In singles, fifth-seeded Erin Bruni fell to Cal Baptist's Kendra Faulkner, 7-6, 6-3.
The Raiders will continue play April 13-14 when they travel to San Rafael and Oakland, Calif. to take on Dominican University and Mills College, respectively.
SINGLES — Montanha, CB d. Ross, SOU, 7-6, 6-0; Wren, CB, d. Efunia, SOU, 6-2, 7-6; Rodrigues, CB, d. Duren, SOU, 6-1, 6-1; DeSilva, CB, d. Byers, SOU, 6-2, 6-3; Faulkner, CB d. Bruni, SOU, 7-6, 6-3; Bailey, CB, d. Weicher, SOU, 2-6, 4-1 (ret.).
DOUBLES — Wren-Montanha, CB, d. Ross-Efunia, SOU, 8-6; DeSilva-Rodrigues, CB, d. Malapit-Byers, SOU, 8-0; Bailey-Faulkner, CB, d. Bruni-Aguilera, SOU, 8-4.