ATLANTA, Ga. --- The Huntingdon College
women's tennis team beat Oglethorpe University, 5-4, in Atlanta,
before the men's team fell 9-0 on Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Hawks (2-1) won the No.1 and
No. 2 doubles matches while dropping the third spot to the Stormy
Petrels. Katie Scott and Kristin McDaniel defeated Jayme Danielson
and Katarina Te, 8-5, in the top doubles spot. In the No. 2 doubles
match Huntingdon's Jaclyn Crossman and Christian Vick beat Sarah Duff
and Clara Reinheimer, 8-4. Oglethorpe picked up its first point when
Caffrey Francis and Kate Siess defeated Hannah Creamer and Kati
Huntingdon split the points 3-3 in the
singles competition to hold onto the 5-4 win over Oglethorpe on
Saturday. Scott defeated Te, 6-0, 6-2, in No. 1 singles, while No. 2
Creamer fell, 7-5, 6-3, to Francis. Huntingdon's McDaniel defeated
Reinheimer, 6-0, 6-1, in the third spot.
Crossman dropped her No. 4 singles
match, 6-2, 6-2, to Duff, while Vick defeated Siess, 6-1, 6-4, at No.
5 singles. Bryant was defeated, 6-4, 6-3, in the six singles position
to LaDonna Barnes.
The Hawks (2-2) dropped nine straight
sets to Oglethorpe in the men's competition in Atlanta on Saturday.
Huntingdon's No. 1 doubles Zach Molin
and Sean Jackson fell, 8-5, to Sandy Christoffersen and Ross Beall.
The Hawks fell, 8-0, in the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches to
Oglethorpe. Tyler Creamer and Larry Pritchett were defeated by Felix
Mann and Bryan Bailey, before B.J. Foroughian and Dylan Carr fell by
the same score to Alex Biffle and Ethan Motz.
In singles competition, No. 1 Molin was
defeated by Mann, 6-2, 6-3, followed by Creamer's, 6-0, 6-1, lost to
Motz in the No. 2 spot. Biffle beat Huntingdon's Jackson, 6-3, 6-1,
in the third singles position, while No. 4 Prichett fell, 6-0, 6-0,
to Oglethorpe's Bailey.
Foroughian fell in three sets, 5-7,
6-1, 10-5, to Christoffersen in the No. 5 singles. Tanko beat Carr,
6-4, 6-1, in the final singles spot wrapping up the Stormy Petrel
Huntingdon's men's and women's tennis
team's return to action on Sunday, Feb. 27, against Berry College
beginning at 1 p.m. on Huntingdon's tennis courts.
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