Michigan State Win Streak Halted at Maryland
 
 
 
 
April 7, 2017

Final Stats

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to #44 Maryland to halt its five-match win streak. MSU falls to 14-5 on the season and 4-2 in Big Ten Conference action.

"It was a hard fought battle today," said head coach Kim Bruno. "There was a moment where we had the match and we let it slip away a bit by a team that played tough tennis throughout the match. We can learn from defeat and respond for Rutgers."

Maryland took the doubles point with wins at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. Emily Metcalf and Davina Nguyen picked up a 6-3 victory at the No. 1 doubles position.

In singles action, Athena Trouillot nabbed the first point over Cassandre Thebault at No. 5 singles 6-4, 6-0. Emily Metcalf added another point to take the 2-1 lead after defeating Amelle Sullivan 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 singles but those were the only points the Spartans could pick up.

Erin Faulkner dropped a 6-2, 7-5 decision at No. 2 singles to Ekaterina Tour and Lexi Bayalis fell 7-5, 6-4 at No. 6 singles. Davina Nguyen battled to a third set at No. 4 singles but fell 2-6, 6-0, 6-2 and Aslina Chua also dropped a three-set match at No. 1 singles 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Michigan State will resume competition on Sunday, April 9 to face Rutgers. The match is set to take place 12 p.m. in New Brunswick, N.J.