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UDC Women’s Tennis Falls at Goldey-Beacom, 8-1

Junior Peerada Looareesuwan earned an impressive singles win over the No. 15 ranked individual player in the East Region.
Junior Peerada Looareesuwan earned an impressive singles win over the No. 15 ranked individual player in the East Region.

WILMINGTON, DE – The University of the District of Columbia women's tennis team was defeated by the No. 5 ranked team in the East Region, Goldey-Beacom College, 8-1 in non-conference play on Thursday afternoon at DelCastle Tennis Courts.

Junior Peerada Looareesuwan (Computer Science – Bangkok, Thailand/Valdosta State) picked up the lone Firebirds win of the day with an impressive, 6-4, 3-6, 11-9 No. 2 singles victory over the No. 15 ranked singles player in the region, Maria Victoria.

The Firebirds (7-9) forfeited matches at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles, and the Lightning (15-4) swept doubles play with wins at No. 1 and 2 and won four of the five remaining singles matches.

Next up, UDC will visit non-conference foe Holy Family University on Monday, April 6th at 2 p.m.