FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- Fairmont State nipped Seton Hill, 5-4, in its season opener on Friday afternoon at the FSU Tennis Courts.
The Falcons won two of the three doubles matches. FSU then needed only to split the six singles matches, which it did, to take the victory over the Griffins.
Taylor Nichols was a winner in both singles and doubles, as was Brittany Shumate. Kari Simms added a win for the Falcons in singles.
Fairmont State 5, Seton Hill 4
Hudak/Finoli (SHU) def. Preston/McKown (FSIU), 8-1
Nichols/Crutchfield (FSU) def. Duff/Crawford (SHU), 8-4
Shumate/Semon (FSU) def. Board/Prince (SHU) 8-5
Megan Hudak (SHU) def. Goldie Preston lost to Megan Hudak, 6-4, 6-3
Taylor Nichols (FSU) def. Faith Finoli (SHU), 6-1, 6-2
Lauren Duff (SHU) def. Caitlin Crutchfield (FSU), 6-1, 6-2
Rebecaa Crawford (SHU) def. Erin McKown (FSU), 6-3, 6-3
Brittany Shumate (FSU) def. Laura Board (SHU) 6-4,6-0
Kari Sims (FSU) def. Chelsea Prince 6-0,6-1 (SHU)