WESTON, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene women's tennis team absorbed an 8-1 setback on the road at Regis Thursday.
The Lions slip to 1-1 on the year while the Pride rises to 1-0 overall with the victory.
The hosts claimed a 3-0 advantage after sweeping the three doubles matches.
Regis secured its first win of the fall with five victories in singles action.
Steelman picked up Eastern Nazarene's lone win on the day at the No. 1 singles spot. The rookie topped Morgenbesser 6-2, 6-4.
Burrello was edged by Rice 6-2, 7-6 at the second position while Cressman endured a 6-1, 6-1 loss at the third slot. Bethany Mohnkern (Petersburg, Pa.), Lariviere and Tubbs all fell in straight sets at the fourth, fifth and sixth singles matches, respectively.
Up next, Eastern Nazarene opens league action September 6 with a home clash against Curry.