BIG RAPIDS -- The SVSU Women's Tennis team fell in its 2019 season opener on Saturday at Ferris State by a score of 5-2.
The Cardinals got victories from Joanne Gao at #2 singles and Nicole Johnson from the #6 singles slot for SVSU's lone two points of the contest. Doubles action saw FSU get the single point after winning 6-3 at #1 and #2 and 6-0 in the #3 doubles section.
Gao had a straight sets victory, claiming her match by scores of 6-3, 6-0. Johnson pulled out a tight first set 7-6 before winning the second by a 6-2 score.
Maddie Miller (#1) and Gyselle Daza Gutierrez (#4) each narrowly fell in their respective matches that went three sets. Miller dropped hers 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 while Gutierrez ended up on the wrong side of a 1-6, 7-5, 1-6 score.
Saginaw Valley plays at GVSU next on Sunday with a 10:00 a.m. first serve. Full results will be posted later on svsucardinals.com.
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