Lamar upends Abilene Christian
Division I opponent hands sixth-ranked Wildcats first loss
ABILENE, Texas -- No. 6 Abilene Christian lost its first dual match of the season on Sunday, dropping a 5-2 decision to Division I opponent Lamar of the Southland Conference.
The loss snapped ACU's (5-1) season-opening five-match winning streak. Lamar improved to 2-3.
ACU started the match losing the doubles point, and then fell in four-of-six singles contests. No. 13 Micah Hermsdorf won her match at No. 2 against Natalia Mayagoitia 7-5, 6-3 to remain undefeated at 6-0. Felicity Delgado improved to 5-0 with her win at No. 6 vs. Helene Czudek, 6-2, 6-0.
Laura Mongin and Brittney Reed won ACU's lone doubles match at No. 2, beating the tandem of Alicia Porte and Natalia Mayagoitia, 8-1. Julia Mongin and Hermsdorf lost a hard-fought 8-6 match at No. 1 to Carolina Salas and Carolina Maso.