COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Stephens College tennis team opened the 2017 spring season in front of their home crowd on Saturday afternoon against Evangel University. The Stars fell 9-0 to the Crusaders, starting their season with a 0-1 mark.
Allex Looper in the no. three singles won her first set 6-3, but Evangel won set two 6-5 and the tiebreaker 10-3. Aleesa Wolf in the no. four singles also had her match go to a tiebreaker. She won set one 4-6, but Evangel won set two 7-5. Evangel went on to win the tiebreaker 10-6.
The Stars continue their season on Tuesday, April 11, with a road non-conference match at NCAA Division III Westminster College. Play starts at 4:00 pm.