Athletic News

February 13, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Tennis Falls, 9-0, in Season-Opener Against Emory

MONTGOMERY, Ala. --- Huntingdon College's women's tennis team dropped nine straight matches to the nations third ranked team, Emory University, at AUM's tennis courts on Sunday afternoon.

 

Sophomore Katie Scott and freshman Hannah Creamer lost at the No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively. Scott was defeated 7-5 and 6-0 while Creamer fell 6-2 to 6-3. Senior Kristin McDaniel, a native of Huntsville, lost 6-0 and 6-2.

 

Junior Jaclyn Crossman, Christian Vick and sophomore LaTara Lofton all dropped their matches 6-0 and 6-0 to the Eagles in singles play.

 

In doubles competition Scott and McDaniel dropped their No. 1 spot match 8-5 to Emory. Creamer and Vick fell 8-2, while Crossman and junior Kati Bryant lost the final doubles match 8-2 giving Emory (1-2) the, 9-0, sweep.

 

Huntingdon (0-1) returns to the court on Saturday, Feb. 26, traveling to Oglethorpe University. The match will begin at 12 p.m. Central.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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