RALEIGH, NC - The Montreat College women's tennis team picked up a dominant 9-0 victory over Peace College on Tuesday afternoon. Here is a run-down of the results:
In #1 singles, Skyler Brody (JR/Duluth, GA) defeated Alex Dixon 6-1, 6-1 to earn a big win. In #2 singles, Kara Smith (SR/Crawfordville, FL) earned her first win of the season by defeating Rachael Peoples 6-4, 6-2. Elizabeth Garner (SO/Eagle, ID) defeated Sierra Wyse 6-3, 4-6, 10-6 in an exciting #3 singles match while the #4 singles match went to Hayley Taylor (FR/Marion, NC) who topped Hannah Philbeck 6-0, 6-2. In #5 singles, Taylor Lunsford (JR/Mooresville, NC) got the win over Anna Wyneken 6-4, 6-1 while Kaitlyn Thomas (FR/Marion, NC) made it a clean sweep in singles with a win over Emily McCrary 6-2, 6-2 in #6 singles.
In #1 doubles, the pair of Brody and Taylor defeated Dixon and Peoples 8-2 In #2 doubles, the team of Smith and Lunsford earned a solid 8-4 win over the team of Wyse and Philbeck. The tandem of Thomas and Garner completed the clean sweep by virtue of their 8-2 win over Wyneken and McCrary.
"All of the tough losses we've had earlier this season has led us to this point – winning 9-0 against a team that could have potentially taken some lines from us," said head coach Andrew Cobb. "The players were extremely focused and hungry for a win, which was great to see."
The team will be back in action on Friday, March 12th when they host Salem College. Match time is set for 1pm. The Cavaliers will also host UVA-Wise on Sunday, March 13th with a 12pm start time at the Montreat College Tennis Complex.
MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College women's tennis team dropped a pair of Appalachian Athletic Conference matches over the weekend. On Saturday, the team hosted Union College (KY) and fell to the Bulldogs 5-4. The Cavaliers benefited from three forfeits due to Union not having enough players and picked up a victory in #2 doubles when Hayley Taylor (FR/Marion, NC) and Elizabeth Garner (SO/Eagle, ID) defeated Erika Broady and Aline Dalmedico, 8-6.
On Sunday, the team traveled to take on Tennessee-Wesleyan where the Cavaliers fell 9-0.
The team will be back in action on Saturday, March 12th when they host Salem College at 1pm.
MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College women's tennis team picked up their first team victory of the season, defeating Livingstone College 7-2.
Skyler Brody (JR/Duluth, GA) picked up a win in #2 singles, defeating Tenesha Dickerson 6-0, 6-3. Hayley Taylor (FR/Marion, NC), won her match over Aaliyah Tucker 6-0, 6-2 in #3 singles while Elizabeth Garner (SO/Eagle, ID) won her match in #4 singles 6-1, 6-1 overe Ceaira Gillis. In #5 singles, Taylor Lunsford (JR/Mooresville, NC) was victorious over Tiffani Holland 6-1, 6-2 and Kaitlyn Thomas (FR/Marion, NC) defeated Mariah Williams 6-0, 6-2 in #6 singles.
The doubles pair of Lunsford and Taylor won their match 8-1 while the duo of Garner and Thomas won their match 8-0.
The team will return to action when they host Appalachian Athletic Conference rival Union College (KY) on Friday, March 4th at 12:00pm.