Big Green Fall to Marquette Golden Eagles

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By: Charlotte Brackett

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Dartmouth women’s tennis was defeated by Marquette by a score of 6-1 on the campus of Michigan State on Saturday afternoon. The Big Green dipped to 3-6, while the Golden Eagles improved to 6-4.
Marquette started the match off with a 6-2 win at No. 1 doubles, and that was followed up by a 6-4 victory by freshmen Jingyi Peng and Nina Paripovic at the No. 2 position. The Golden Eagles clinched with a 6-4 win at the No. 3 position.
Junior Allison McCann gave Dartmouth its lone point of the match, defeating Lesley Foe in a close match by a score of 7-6(4), 3-6, 1-0(3) at the No. 6 spot. Senior Chuyang Guan and junior Racquel Lyn kept their respective matches close, but ultimately fell.
On Sunday, the Green will take on Michigan State at 10 a.m.
1) Eggink/Popovic (Marquette) def. Chiu/Lyn (Dartmouth), 6-2
2) Peng/Paripovic (Dartmouth) def. Foe/Chinikova (Marquette), 6-4
3) Franks/Novakovic (Marquette) def. Chuang/McCann (Dartmouth), 6-4
1) Eggink (Marquette) def. Chiu (Dartmouth), 6-2, 6-3
2) Popovic (Marquette) def. Lyn (Dartmouth), 6-3, 1-6, 7-5
3) Novakovic (Marquette) def. Paripovic (Dartmouth), 6-2, 6-4
4) Chinikova (Marquette) def. Guan (Dartmouth), 2-6, 7-6(4), 1-0(8)
5) Franks (Marquette) def. Peng (Dartmouth), 6-3, 6-2
6) McCann (Dartmouth) def. Foe (Marquette), 7-6(4), 3-6, 1-0(3)

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