Williamsville, NY - The D'Youville women's tennis team suffered their first conference loss of the season on Saturday morning, falling to the Penn State-Behrend Lions 8-1.
Picking up the lone point for the Spartans was Gillian Wittig (Depew, NY/Depew) in the number one singles spot. Wittig defeated the top player from Behrend 6-1, 6-4 as she continued to show herself the team's go-to player.
Krista Cornell (Tonawanda, NY/Kenmore East) and Wittig nearly grabbed another point as the number one doubles pairing, falling 9-8, 7-1. Each doubles pairing earned at least three points in their matches as the whole team turned in a strong performance.
The next match for the women comes at home against Medaille on Thursday, September 7 at 3:00pm.