Women's Tennis Tops NewberryMarch 24, 2012
ANDERSON, S.C. – The Anderson women’s tennis team won their fifth straight home match with a 6-3 victory past Newberry in South Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Max Grubbs Memorial Courts.
Anderson improved to 8-6 overall and 6-0 in the conference, while Newberry slipped to 11-7 and 2-2.
The Wolves claimed a narrow win at No. 1 doubles, but Anderson took the next two doubles’ points, with Lindsay Gregory and Clair Larkin teaming up to defeat Newberry’s Emily Helsel and Romina Adum, 8-2, at the No. 2 doubles slot, while Avery Owens and Bianca Chequin downed Shannon McManus and Marina Ziehe, 8-4, at No. 3 doubles.
The Trojans followed up with four wins in singles action to claim the match, with Owens taking a convincing 6-1, 6-0 win at No.3 past Romina Adum. Shelby Anderson claimed a straight-set, 6-2, 6-1 win over Newberry’s Emily Helsel at No. 4, while sophomore Lauren Trumbull eased past Marina Ziehe, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 5. Anderson freshman Lindsay Gregory closed out the scoring with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Shannon McManus at the No. 6 spot.
Anderson will get back on the courts Wednesday, when the Trojans play host to league- opponent Brevard. First-serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.
Tennis Match Results
Newberry vs Anderson University
Mar 24, 2012 at Anderson, S.C.
(Max Grubbs Courts)
Anderson University 6, Newberry 3
1. Ariel Strong (NEWW) def. Camie Beaulieu-Brunet (AU-W) 6-1, 6-2
2. Susana Aguirre (NEWW) def. Clair Larkin (AU-W) 6-4, 7-5
3. Avery Owens (AU-W) def. Romina Adum (NEWW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Shelby Anderson (AU-W) def. Emily Helsel (NEWW) 6-2, 6-1
5. Lauren Trumbull (AU-W) def. Marina Ziehe (NEWW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Lindsay Gregory (AU-W) def. Shannon McManus (NEWW) 6-1, 6-1
1. Ariel Strong/Susana Aguirre (NEWW) def. Camie Beaulieu-Brunet/Shelby Anderson (AU-W) 9-8
2. Lindsay Gregory/Clair Larkin (AU-W) def. Emily Helsel/Romina Adum (NEWW) 8-2
3. Avery Owens/Bianca Chequin (AU-W) def. Shannon McManus/Marina Ziehe (NEWW) 8-4
Newberry 11-7, 2-2 SAC
Anderson University 8-6, 6-0 SAC