Denison dropped a 9-0 decision to Division II California (Pa.) on Thursday afternoon in Granville. The 11th-ranked Vulcans improve to 6-1, while DU falls to 0-1.
The Big Red dropped a pair of close matches at second and third doubles. Sophomore Kelsey Geppner and senior Kate Westenberger suffered an 8-6 setback at the second flight, while senior Courtney Steiner and sophomore Lilianna Broussalian fell 9-7 at third doubles. After taking a 3-0 lead at the end of doubles competition, Cal U won all six singles matches to lock up their sixth victory of the season.
Denison returns to action on Saturday (Feb. 25) when they travel to Case Western Reserve for a 6 p.m. match.