WILMINGTON, Del. – The final score wasn’t in favor of the Blue Hens Sunday afternoon as Delaware dropped the 6-1 match to Rutgers at DuPont Country Club.
 
In doubles play, junior Sara Komer and sophomore Brooke Pilkington captured their second straight win with a 6-2 top flight doubles victory over Mingxiu Du and Kat Muzik.
 
Pilkington was also victorious in singles play with her 6-3, 6-2 top flight singles decision against Du.
 
With the loss, Delaware falls to 0-3 on the year while the Scarlet Knights improved to 3-0 overall.
 
POST-MATCH QUOTES
Head Coach Laura Travis
“We faced another challenging opponent today in Rutgers. Every match was competitive. These first three matches of the season will test our resiliency, but I know this team and trust that we will bounce back with fortitude.”
 
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
   ·   Sunday, February 11 – Saint Joseph’s at Delaware – Noon – Elkton Indoor Tennis (Elkton, Md.)
   ·   Sunday, February 18 – Delaware at Lehigh – 2 p.m. – Lewis Indoor Tennis Center (Bethlehem, Pa.)
   ·   Saturday, February 24 – Morgan State at Delaware – 7 p.m. – Elkton Indoor Tennis (Elkton, Md.)
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Maggie Hayon, Assistant Athletics Communications Director | mhayon@udel.edu | O: 302-831-6389 | C: 302-379-9182