The Valparaiso women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision at Marquette on Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis.
The Crusaders' first doubles team of Kristin Zakiewicz (Bristol, Ind./Northridge) and Michele Fredlake (South Bend, Ind./Saint Joseph's) and second doubles team of Megan Barthels (Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central) and Kaitlyn Hamel (Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain) both claimed two games in their respective matches as the Golden Eagles swept the doubles point. Marquette earned an 8-0 victory at third doubles.
Zakiewicz claimed one game in each set at first singles in a 6-1, 6-1 defeat, while both Hamel and Fredlake fell in 6-0, 6-2 decisions. Marquette claimed 6-0, 6-0 wins in each of the bottom three singles showdowns.
Valparaiso (1-6) returns to action next weekend with a pair of matches, kicking off with a Friday match at IUPUI in Indianapolis.