One day after upsetting No. 22 Oklahoma Christian, the 25th-ranked Oklahoma Baptist University Lady Bison tennis team came up short, 6-3, to No. 10 Southern Nazarene.
Southern Nazarene swept the doubles 3-0, but the teams split the six singles matches evenly.
Samantha Attard knocked off Isabella Bauer, 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. Brooke Mowery battled to a 6-4 win over Heather Parnell in the first set and then got the win for OBU with a shutout 6-0 set in second in No. 5 singles.
Similarly, Kaitlin Pascucci won a hard-fought 7-5 set in sixth singles and then cruised to a 6-0 win for the match.
Both the Lady Bison and Bison return to action in the Blue-Grey Tennis Tournament in Alabama, beginning April 2.
SNU 6, OBU 3
1. Samantha Attard, OBU, def. Isabella Bauer, 6-3, 6-1
2. Dasha Ivanova, SNU, def. Brittany Byrd, 6-3, 6-2
3. Sara Byrne, SNU, def. Katie Halbesleben,
4. Steffie Plaza, SNU, def. Camber Robinett, 6-2, 6-2
5. Brooke Mowery, OBU, def. Heather Parnell, 6-4, 6-0
6. Kaitlin Pascucci, OBU, def. Brooke Brantley, 7-5, 6-0
1. Bauer/Ivanova, SNU, def. Attard/Byrd, 8-5
2. Byrne/Plaza, SNU, def. Robinett/Mowery, 8-3
3. Parnell/Brantley, SNU, def. Pascucci/Halbesleben, 8-3