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Sophomore Colleen Yager teamed with senior Olivia Pursell for MU's lone doubles win on Tuesday.
Sophomore Colleen Yager teamed with senior Olivia Pursell for MU's lone doubles win on Tuesday.
Women's Tennis - Thu, Apr. 10, 2014
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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - The 21st-ranked Marian University women's tennis team dropped a tough 6-3 decision at 23rd-ranked Olivet Nazarene on Tuesday night in Bourbonnais, Ill. The Knights fell to 15-9 on the season, while ONU improved to 8-7.

Senior Olivia Pursell and sophomore Colleen Yager teamed for MU's lone win in the doubles competition after they earned an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles. The team of senior Brittney Horlacher and junior Hannah Knust fell at No. 1 doubles, 1-8, while freshman Anna Potter and junior Sarah Potter dropped their match at No. 2 doubles, 5-8.

In singles play, Anna Potter earned a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles after being moved up to the position from No. 5. Freshman Grace Neathery also posted a win at No. 5 singles, 4-6, 6-0, 10-5, after she was moved from No. 6 singles.

Horlacher fell at No. 1 singles, 1-6, 2-6, while Knust lost 3-6, 1-6 at No. 2. Pursell fell 2-6, 0-6 at No. 3, while Yager dropped her first varsity singles match of the season, 3-6, 4-6, at No. 6 singles.

MU plays host to Indiana Tech on Thursday afternoon at the MU Tennis Courts beginning at 3 p.m. in the final spring home match of the 2013-14 season.