Puget Sound finishes road trip with loss at No. 16 Whitman

Puget Sound finishes road trip with loss at No. 16 Whitman

WALLA WALLA, Wash.—The Puget Sound women's tennis squad wrapped up a brief two-match road trip east of the mountains with a 9-0 loss to Whitman Saturday in Walla Walla, Wash.

In singles play, Elizabeth Chao hung tough all match at No. 3 singles. The freshman from the bay area pushed extra games in both sets, but fell 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) to Erin Bell at No. 3 singles. Sarah Nielsen also hung tough at No. 5 singles, falling to Hannah Palkowitz 6-3, 6-4 in the match.

Also, Allison Embernate lost her first singles match of the year at No. 6 singles, falling 6-2, 6-0 to Allie Wallin.

The match started out in doubles play, which the No. 16 Missionaries swept 3-0. All three doubles contests finished 8-2.

The Loggers (5-3, 4-3 NWC) next embark on a three-match homestand, their final one of the season. They kick off the stretch with a match against Bellevue College on Saturday, March 29.