BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College dropped its season-opening match of the season with a 7-2 loss to visiting University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) Thursday.
Union (0-1 overall) managed only a pair of singles victories.
The win improved Cumberlands to 1-0 on the season.
Aurelie Hascoet (Tham, France) won her singles match 6-1, 6-0 over Donna Strong. Strong won the first game of the match, but Hascoet stormed back to win the next 12 to take the match.
Union picked up its other win when Ximena Aguilar (Morelia, Mexico) defeated Kelcey Bauer 6-2, 6-2.
The Lady Bulldogs nearly picked up a doubles win, but Hascoet and Makenzie Prichard (London, Ky.) fell 9-7 to Strong and Bauer.
Union returns to action Saturday when it faces NCAA Division I Western Kentucky University at 12 p.m.