Women’s Tennis Falls Short at DePaul, 2-5

Women’s Tennis Falls Short at DePaul, 2-5

Ringblom and Sabrina Xiong tallied a win against DePaul's Laucranjan and Cazac (Zack Williamson). 

CHICAGO – Although June Lee tallied a victory against #87 Yulia Shupenia at the No. 1 spot, Harvard women's tennis (0-2) could not overcome DePaul (2-0), falling 5-2 at the Lakeshore Sports & Fitness Center Sunday afternoon.

Lee and Jenna Friedel earned the Crimson's two wins in singles action. Lee downed #87 Yulia Shupenia, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5) in the first position. Friedel competed for Harvard at the No. 2 slot against Keisha Clousing, also tallying a victory in three with set scores of 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-4. Annika Ringblom saw action in the third position, facing Patricia Laucranjan, and dropping a 7-6 (7), 6-3 decision.

Sabrina Xiong and Annika Ringblom registered a doubles victory against Laucranjan and Marina Cozac, 6-4. The Crimson sent Erica Oosterhout and Lee to compete against #56 Yulia Shupenia and Aspasia Avgeri in the first doubles slot, falling, 6-1. Friedel and Irene Lu faced Shupenia and Ana Vladutu in the second slot, unable to overcome the pair, 6-4.

Harvard will travel to Ohio State to compete in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend against Alabama on Jan. 28 and Ohio State on Jan. 29.