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Truman State Narrowly Edges Valor Women's Tennis on Saturday

Truman State Narrowly Edges Valor Women's Tennis on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel women's tennis team took on the Truman State Bulldogs on Saturday (Feb. 12). After performing well in doubles competition, the Valor ultimately fell to Truman State, 5-4.

Evangel claimed a close doubles portion of the afternoon with an Abigail Chaney/Carly McAtee win over Allie Brown/Akansha Negi (6-3) and a Ana Bjelica/Sarah Hutchison decision versus Samantha Seggerman/Julia Fangman (6-0). Kennedy Shirey/Rachel Shelly took the lone win over EU against Alexia Phipps/Neely Bridges (6-4).

Bjelica completed a perfect afternoon with a singles win against Allie Brown (6-1, 6-1), while Chaney defeated Akansha Negi (6-0, 0-6, 10-7). Truman State took the remaining matches with Seggerman defeating McAtee (2-6, 1-6), Fangman beating Phipps (3-6, 0-6), Shirey downing Hutchison (2-6, 1-6), and Worster beating Overturf (4-6, 6-4, 6-10).

Doubles Results

Abigail Chaney/Carly McAtee (EU) def. Allie Brown/Akansha Negi (TSU), 6-3

Ana Bjelica/Sarah Hutchison (EU) def. Samantha Seggerman/Julia Fangman (TSU), 6-0

Kennedy Shirey/Rachel Shelly (TSU) def. Alexia Phipps/Neely Bridges (EU), 6-4

Singles Results

Ana Bjelica (EU) def. Allie Brown (TSU), 6-1, 6-1

Abigail Chaney (EU) def. Akansha Negi (TSU), 6-0, 0-6, 10-7

Samantha Seggerman (TSU) def. Carly McAtee (EU), 2-6, 1-6

Julia Fangman (TSU) def. Alexia Phipps (EU), 3-6, 0-6

Kennedy Shirey (TSU) def. Sarah Hutchison (EU), 2-6, 1-6

Abbi Worster (TSU) def. Bethany Overturf (EU), 4-6, 6-4, 6-10

Up Next

Evangel's women will return to the Cooper Tennis Complex on Friday (Feb. 18) at 11:00 a.m. to take on Sterling College.

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