Wexford, Pa. - The Youngstown State women's tennis team dropped their season opener to Pittsburgh 5-2 on Friday night at the Oxford Athletic Club.
The Penguins pushed the Panthers to three sets at No. 1 and No. 4 singles. At No. 1 singles, Imaan Hassim dropped a 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 decision to 76th-ranked Claudia Bartolome. In action at No. 4 singles, Cassandra Moraleja lost a 0-6, 7-6, 6-4 contest to Pitt's Gabriela Rezende.
YSU falls to 0-1 on the season while the Panthers improve to 1-1.
The Penguins play host to Saint Francis on Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Western Reserve Racquet and Fitness Center in Streetsboro, Ohio.