ST. MARY'S CITY, MD – The York College women's tennis squad opened their Capital Athletic Conference schedule with a 7-2 setback at St. Mary's College on Saturday in St. Mary's City, MD.
The Seahawks improve to 1-5 overall and 1-0 in the CAC. The Spartans fall to 1-4 overall and 0-1 in the league.
St. Mary's jumped out to an early lead as they captured all three doubles points. The Spartan duo of Emily Price (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Megan Jones (Felton, Pa./Red Lion) put up a strong effort in the second doubles match as they fell 8-6.
The Seahawks captured the first three singles matches before York got on the board in the fourth singles match as Emily Skutnik (Effort, Pa./Pleasant Valley) earned a hard-fought 2-6, 6-4, 12-10 win. Jones picked up York's other win as she captured the 6-4, 6-2 win in the sixth singles match.
The Spartans return to action on Sunday morning when they face Washington College in a non-conference match. The contest is slated for an 11:00 am start.