Athletic News

March 18, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Open GSAC Play With 6-3 Win Over Spelman

ATLANTA, Ga. --- Huntingdon College's women's tennis team beat Spelman College, 6-3, for their first Great South Athletic Conference victory on Friday afternoon in Atlanta. The Lady Hawks recorded their 31st consecutive regular season conference win against the Jaguars.


Spelman (2-2, 0-1 GSAC) held a 2-1 lead after picking up two doubles matches. The Jaguars' only singles win came in the No. 6 spot with Alana McKinney defeating Kati Bryant, 6-4, 7-5. The Lady Hawks secured their third victory, 6-3, of the season after winning the remaining five singles matches.


Match Results: Huntingdon def. Spelman, 6-3

Doubles
1. Katie Scott and Kristin McDaniel (HC) def. Lauren Holloway and Kemi Oweyole (SC), 8-5
2. Adamma Ebo and Adanne Ebo (SC) def. Jaclyn Crossman and Christian Vick (HC), 8-3
3. Sydney Davis and Alana McKinney (SC) def. Hannah Creamer and Kati Bryant (HC), 8-2

Singles

1. Katie Scott (HC) def. Kemi Oyewole (SC), 3-6, 7-6(7-5), 11-9
2. Hannah Creamer (HC) def. Lauren Holloway (SC), 6-2, 6-1
3. Kristin McDaniel (HC) def. Adamma Ebo (SC), 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
4. Jaclyn Crossman (HC) def. Adanne Ebo (SC), 6-1, 6-3
5. Christian Vick (HC) def. Sydney Davis (SC), 6-2, 6-1
6. Alana McKinney (SC) def. Kati Bryant (HC), 6-4, 7-5

The Lady Hawks (3-2, 1-0 GSAC) return to action on Saturday, Mar. 19, hosting GSAC opponent Wesleyan College. The match is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Huntingdon's tennis courts.

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


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