Sunbirds bulldoze women’s tennis

The Eagles fell 1-6.


Courtesy of Biola Athletics

Junior Gaby Carvajal notches the Eagles’ sole win.

Charlotte McKinley, Freelance Writer

Only winning one match, women’s tennis played against Fresno Pacific University on Feb. 13 and lost, 1-6.


The Eagles started off hopeful but could not keep up with the Sunbirds.

Junior Lilly McNeill and redshirt junior Brooke Fager finished their match 6-1. Then, graduate student Colbeyshae Emery and sophomore Alexandria Mann fell to the Sunbirds 4-6. Juniors Gaby Carvajal and Amelia Kitts broke the tie with a loss, 1-6. 


The Sunbirds overpowered Fager. She lost her first set 2-6 and second set 0-6. McNeill was the next to fall, scoring her sets 4-6 and 1-6. Mann continued the loss streak with sets scoring 0-6 and 2-6.

Carvajal was the first and only win for the Eagles. She came out on top, scoring both her sets 6-2. Emery could not withstand her opponent but fought a three-set match. She lost her first set 3-6, won her second 6-1 and lost her third set 3-6. Kitts was the next to lose, also going three sets. She won her first set 6-2, lost her second 5-7 and lost her third set 5-10.

The Eagles were thoroughly defeated, 1-6.

Women’s tennis (1-1) will face off against Concordia University Irvine at home on Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. Footage and stats from the game are located on the Biola Athletics website.

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