FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Salisbury University women's tennis team closed out its first weekend of the 2018 season with a 6-3 loss to Methodist University in a neutral-site match played at the University of Mary Washington on Sunday.
In singles play, it was again Kezman and Kwedi, at the top of the lineup, earning the Sea Gulls' two points. Kwedi picked up a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles with Kezman winning 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1.
Salisbury (1-1) battled in close matches in the other four contests, with Cooper falling 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) at No. 3 and Solto falling 7-5, 6-3 at No. 4.
Schaefer dropped a 6-3, 6-4 match at No. 5 while junior Shannon Hickman lost 7-5, 6-3 at No. 6.
The Sea Gulls return to action Friday when they host Catholic University of America in Salisbury's home opener, which is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.