INDIANAPOLIS - The Butler women's tennis team picked up a 6-1 win over IUPUI on Saturday afternoon. BU won two of the three doubles matches and five of six in singles play.
The Bulldogs, who had lost seven dual matches in a row, got wins from Nos. 1 and 2 doubles to quickly take the doubles point and a 1-0 lead.
Sophomores Stephanie McLoughlin and Laura Shull each won in three sets. McLoughlin won 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 and Shull hung on for a 6-4, 3-6 1-0 (4) victory at No. 5 singles. Cam Thompson, Kate Panawash and Brittany Farmer each won in straight sets.
BU's next match, set for March 24 at Valparaiso, will be the team's Horizon League opener. The rest of the spring schedule is league play, save for an April 1 contest vs. Saint Louis.