Trojans Roll Past TusculumApril 3, 2011
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The Anderson University women’s tennis team bounced back from a disappointing setback on Friday to claim a convincing 8-1 win past Tusculum in South Atlantic Conference action Sunday afternoon at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
With the win Anderson improved to 8-4 overall and 6-1 in the conference and remained just one match behind league-leading Wingate in the race for the regular-season conference title. Tusculum fell to 9-8 and 3-5.
The Trojans swept all three doubles sets, as Camie Beaulieu-Brunet and Shelby Anderson teamed for an 8-5 win over Courtney Conley and Taylor Patterson at flight one, Avery Owens and Lauren Trumbull downed Kristen Keefer and Katie Hillis 8-1 at flight two, and Marcela Gallegos and Julie Halbert posted an 8-4 victory at flight three over Megan Buckmaster and Blake Thompson.
In singles play, the Pioneers scored their lone point at flight six when Gallegos retired in the first set while holding a 4-2 lead over Hillis.
Anderson's five singles victories came from Beaulieu-Brunet at flight one by a 6-1, 6-0 score over Conley, Owens defeated Patterson 6-2, 6-0 at flight two, Trumbell doubled up Buckmaster 6-4, 6-4 at flight three, Anderson knocked off Keefer 7-5, 6-3 at flight four, and Emily Weiland posted a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Thompson at flight five.
The Trojans open a four-match homestand on Thursday when Conference Carolinas’ member Limestone visits for a 2 p.m. match at the Max Grubbs Memorial Courts.
Tennis Match Results
Anderson vs Tusculum
Apr 03, 2011 at Greeneville, Tenn.
(Nichols Tennis Complex)
Anderson 8, Tusculum 1
1. Camie Beaulieu-Brunet (AUW) def. Courtney Conley (TCW) 6-1, 6-0
2. Avery Owens (AUW) def. Taylor Patterson (TCW) 6-2, 6-0
3. Lauren Trumbull (AUW) def. Megan Buckmaster (TCW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Shelby Anderson (AUW) def. Kristen Keefer (TCW) 7-5, 6-3
5. Emily Weiland (AUW) def. Blake Thompson (TCW) 7-5, 6-1
6. Katie Hillis (TCW) def. Marcela Gallegos (AUW) 2-4, retired
1. Camie Beaulieu-Brunet/Shelby Anderson (AUW) def. Courtney Conley/Taylor Patterson (TCW) 8-5
2. Avery Owens/Lauren Trumbull (AUW) def. Kristen Keefer/Katie Hillis (TCW) 8-1
3. Marcela Gallegos/Julie Halbert (AUW) def. Megan Buckmaster/Blake Thompson (TCW) 8-4
Anderson 8-4, 6-1 SAC
Tusculum 9-8, 3-5 SAC