RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College women's tennis team opened its 2016 season with a 9-0 loss to in-state foe Taylor University at the EC Tennis Courts on Thursday afternoon.
Junior Lexi Aligarbes and sophomore Chloe Culler fell to Alexa Kling and Mikayla Schultz 8-1 at second doubles while junior Ziqi Wang and sophomore Megan Howell lost to Betsy Jones and Courtney Clark by the same score at third doubles. The Trojans took first doubles 8-0.
Earlham will continue to look for its first win of the season on Saturday when the Quakers host a tri-match with Ohio Wesleyan (OWU) and Indiana-East. Earlham will face OWU at 9 a.m. followed by IU-East at 4 p.m.