Salisbury comes up short 5-4 twice

SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury University women's tennis team dropped its first two dual matches of the 2007 season by identical scores, 5-4, to the hands of Virginia Wesleyan College and New York University on Saturday at the SU Tennis Complex.

The Sea Gulls (0-2) lost four of the six single matches to the Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan College. No. 1 single Erika Mitry lost a tough match to VWC's Imee Bautista by the score of, 7-6 (5), 6-2. The lone SU single victories came from freshmen Rachel Iosue and Kelly Fahrner, who are both from Germantown, Md.

Salisbury fared better in the doubles matches as the Sea Gulls took two of three. Anna Marie Kable and Jackie Burr won the No. 2 doubles match 8-4 while Iosue and Hannah Parsons won 8-1 in No. 3 doubles.

Salisbury will turn back around and host Eastern Shore rival Washington College on Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m.

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