BALTIMORE, Md. – Goucher College fell to Ursinus College 7-2 in non-conference women's tennis action on Sunday.
Mandile Mpofu (Harare, Zimbabwe/Arundel School) helped the Gophers to a pair of victories on the afternoon. The junior teamed up with Anais Gill (Cambridge, England/Hills Road Sixth Form College)to win at No. 1 doubles 7-6 (7-5) and then earned a 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) victory at No. 2 singles.
Morgan Hartman (Woodstock, Vt./Woodstock Union) gave a good fight at No. 4 singles sending the match to a third set. The sophomore won the first set 6-2 before falling 6-1, 10-5 in the final two sets.
Hartman and Meera Balasubramanian (Bel Air, Md./Oldfields School) lost 8-2 at No. 3 doubles.
Gill fell 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, Kinoshita lost 6-3, 6-3 at No. 3 singles, Balasubramanian dropped a 6-1, 6-1 match at No. 5 singles and Alex Coffin (Plymouth, Mass./Plymouth North) lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6 singles. Ursinus defeated the Gophers 7-2.
Goucher returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Bryn Mawr. Match time is 4 p.m.
1. (GC) Mandile Mpofu/Anais Gill defeats (UC) Caitlyn Sorelle/Breanna Trkula, 7-6 (7-5)
2. (UC) Maddie Russell/Cara Freedman defeats (GC) Haddie Hill/Kyoko Kinoshita, 8-6
3. (UC) Jessica Leach/Madisen Harvey defeats (GC) Morgan Hartman/Meera Balasubramanian, 8-2
1. (UC) Caitlyn Sorelle defeats (GC) Anais Gill, 6-1, 6-4
2. (GC) Mandile Mpofu defeats (UC) Maddie Russell, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
3. (UC) Breanna Trkula defeats (GC) Kyoko Kinoshita, 6-3, 6-3
4. (UC) Summer Burkholder defeats (GC) Morgan Hartman, 2-6, 6-1, 10-5
5. (UC) Madison Harvey defeats (GC) Meera Balasubramanian, 6-1, 6-1
6. (UC) Cara Freedman defeats (GC) Alex Coffin