BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union put up a valiant effort Thursday but came up short as visiting NCAA Division II Carson-Newman (Tenn.) posted the 6-3 victory.
The loss drops Union to 0-6 on the season, while Carson-Newman improves to 5-1.
Although the final outcome was 6-3, only four matches were played as Union forfeited five due to not having enough players.
In the lone doubles match that was played, Aurelie Hascoet (Tham, France) and Ximena Aguilar (Morelia, Mexico) teamed up for a 9-7 win over Amanda Bartlett and Taryn Cappadona.
In singles play, Hascoet posted a 6-1, 6-1 win over Cappadona while Aguilar defeated Kylie Elliott 6-1, 6-2.
Union returns to action March 20 when it host UVa-Wise in its first Appalachian Athletic Conference match of the season.