WINONA, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University tennis team was swept by Upper Iowa University Sunday in a neutral-site match played in Winona, Minn.
The Peacocks swept the double matches, 8-4, 8-0 and 7-0 (retired) to take an early lead in the match.
In singles play, junior Deanie Hatch gave the Beavers their best chance a scoring a team point, earning a 6-3, first-set win at No. 2 singles. She feel 6-0 in the second set, but pushed the tie break to 10-6 before dropping the match.
UIU powered through and also picked up six point sin singles play to complete the sweep, 9-0.
The Beavers, now 0-3 overall and 0-2 in NSIC play, will be back on the road Feb. 20-21, traveling to Virginia, Minn. for a pair of NSIC match ups. BSU will open the weekend with a 5 p.m. contest against University of Minnesota Duluth Friday and will complete the weekend of competition with an 8:30 a.m. match Saturday against St. Cloud State University.