Laura Gorman won her singles match on Thursday in Greenwood but it was not enough as AU fell to Lander 7-2
AU WOMEN FALL TO LANDER IN REGIONAL TENNIS BATTLEApril 9, 2009
GREENWOOD--The Anderson University women's tennis team lost to Lander on Thursday at The Joe Cabri Courts 7-2, dropping two of three doubles fixtures and five of six singles matches; the Lady Trojans fall to 5-8 overall on the year. The AU women will now begin their preparation for a Conference Carolinas tournament that promises to be the ultimate challenge they will face this year. In singles, No. 1 Anni Pajunen (L) def. Marcela Gallegos
, 6-2, 4-6, 10-5; No. 2 Eliza Adusumilli (L) def. Milena Goncalves, 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 Vuokko Vahatalo (L) def. Julie Halbert, 6-4, 6-0; No. 4 Caitlin Fell (L) def. Shelby Anderson, 6-7, 6-1, 10-5; No. 5 Laura Gorman (A) def. Nicola James, 2-6, 6-3, 10-4; and No. 6 Melanise Newbold (L) def. Kasie Sparkman, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles, No. 1 Anderson/Gallegos (A) def. Pajunen/Vahatalo, 8-4; No. 2 Adusumilli/James (L) def. Halbert/Goncalves, 8-0; and No. 3 Zaia/Fell (L) def. Gorman/Sparkman, 8-1.