FREDERICKSBURG, VA - The No. 12 Case Western Reserve women's tennis team fell 7-2 to No. 14 Sewanee University of the South at the Blue/Grey Invitational in Fredericksburg, Va.
The Spartans (7-3) fell behind 2-1 in doubles with junior Sara Zargham (Torrance, CA/California Academy of Math and Science) and freshman Nithya Kanagasegar (Crossville, TN /Cumberland County) taking No. 2 doubles, 9-8 (7-3).
The singles competition featured six games that were decided by 7-5 or 7-6 scores and two three-setters. Sewanee took five of six singles matches for the final 7-2 score.
Junior Michelle Djohan (Westlake, OH/Westlake) recorded her second consecutive win over an opponent from a nationally ranked team at No. 5 singles, posting a 6-3, 7-5 victory.
"We played much better than yesterday," said head coach Kirsten Gambrell. "We competed very well for six hours and lost some tough three-set matches. I was very proud of our effort."
The Spartans conclude play at the Blue/Grey Invitational tomorrow, facing their third nationally ranked opponent in as many days when they meet No. 20 Skidmore at 9 a.m.