Minnesota Crookston women's tennis opened the season with a 7-0 loss at Bemidji State Wed., Feb. 5 in Bemidji.

At No. 1 doubles, the pair of Ashley Smith (Sr.) and Latafale Niumeitolu (Fr.) fell 6-0 to Ariadna Lopez-Simo and Laney Rutkowski. At the No. 2 slot, Ashley Chomyn (Fr.) and Karli Renney (Jr.) fell 6-0 to Brooke Mimmack and Hannah Peterson.

In singles, Smith played at the No. 1 spot, falling 6-0, 6-0 to Hannah Alme. At the No. 2 slot, Niumeitolu was defeated 6-0, 6-0 by Mimmack. At No. 3 singles, Chomyn fell 6-0, 6-0 to Rutkowski. At the No.5 spot, Renney fell 6-0, 6-0 to Maggie Richardson. Samantha Hartung (Fr., Albany, Minn.) rounded out the day as she was upended 6-0, 6-0 by Samantha Edlund.

Minnesota Crookston returns to action Feb. 8 and 9 against Augustana University and University of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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