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Women's Tennis Starts Season With 4-1 Setback Against Iowa State

URBANDALE, Iowa -- The Creighton women's tennis team opened its 2020 dual season with a 4-1 loss against Iowa State in Urbandale, Iowa on Friday afternoon.

The Bluejays moved to 0-1, while the Cyclones improved to 1-1.

Sophomore Meredith Benson recorded Creighton's lone victory. Benson won in straight-sets at No. 6 singles. The South Dakota native earned a close 6-4 win in the first set before cruising to a 6-0 victory in the second.

"We lost to a tough Iowa State team today," head coach Tom Lilly said. "They outplayed us in doubles, but I enjoyed how our girls fought for every match in singles and had a lot of good energy.