Story by sports information student assistant Victoria Kabungulu
RICHMOND, Ind. - The Earlham College women's tennis team took an 8-1 loss to Indiana Institute of Technology at the EC Courts on Monday afternoon.
Quaker juniors Arrita Domi and Lexi Aligarbes took a loss to Warriors' Barbara de Oliveira and Anabell Cordero 8-1 at first doubles. Sophomore Chloe Culler and junior Ziqi Wang also fell to Indiana Tech students Raquel Manzoni and Kassidy Hawk 8-0 at second doubles while sophomores Megan Howell and WeiYung Liu followed suit and lost to Warriors Hannah Dodd and Helen Wourms at the same score at third doubles.
In singles, Domi dropped her match at 6-1, 6-0 to Manzoni at first singles. Aligarbes took a 6-0, 6-0 loss to Cordero and Culler had the same turnout with Barbara de Oliveira at third singles. Wang fought throughout the match, but managed a 6-2, 6-1 score to Kassidy Hawk at fourth singles while Liu played a 6-0, 6-2 match against Dodd.
Earlham's only win was Sophomore Robyn Thomas as she pulled out a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Wourms at sixth singles.
Earlham returns to action on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 4:30pm against Transylvania University.