By: Ryan Gasser, sports information director
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Capital University Women's Tennis endured its second straight 9-0 loss on Saturday afternoon when Baldwin Wallace University came to town a delivered the shutout defeat.
Sadek and Williams took their respective opponents to third sets but ultimately fell short in losses that went to a super tiebreaker. Sadek lost to Ashtyn Morris 3-6, 6-3, 10-3 while Williams had an early advantage after winning the first set 6-4 over Shannon Finkelthal. Finkelthal then came back and won sets two and three by counts of 6-2 and 10-7.
Freshman Madison Watt lost to Imani Robinson at number one singles, 6-4, 6-3. Fellow freshman Ashlee Freeman dropped a 6-3, 6-3 decision to Becca Liebler. At four and five, Julia Holt lost to Kelly Peskura (6-0, 6-1) while MacKenzie Archibald was beaten by Kayla Eeg (6-3, 6-2).
Capital has one match left to play before the OAC Tournament begins. The Crusaders will play at the University of Mount Union next Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m. With a win, the Purple and White will clinch the No. 6 seed in the upcoming tournament. They can also do so if John Carroll (12-5, 6-0 OAC) defeats Marietta College (4-13, 2-5 OAC) next weekend regardless of Capital's result.