Athletic News

February 26, 2011
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon's Tennis Splits at Oglethorpe on Saturday

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 Bryant, 8-4.

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 sweep.

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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