The Baylor women’s tennis team (6-1) dropped their first match of the season, 7-0, to No. 10 Michigan (7-1) on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The Lady Bears dropped the doubles point after Michigan’s Valeria Patiuk and Chiara Lommer defeated senior Rhiann Newborn and sophomore Karina Traxler, 6-2, at No. 3 doubles.
At the No. 1 doubles spot, freshmen Jessica Hinojosa and Angelina Shakhraichuk were in a tight battle with No. 3 ranked Michigan duo Kate Fahey and Alex Najarian, 6-5, before the doubles point was earned, leaving the match unfinished.
Lommer secured the team result for Michigan a win over Hinojosa at the No. 4 singles spot, 6-3, 6-0
Baylor competed without senior Blair Shankle, who is ranked No. 9 nationally.
The Lady Bears continue their stretch on the road next weekend in Columbus, Ohio, where they will face No. 17 Miami on Feb. 24 and No. 4 Ohio State on Feb. 26.