Women's Tennis Tops Limestone

Box Score

GAFFNEY, S.C. – Winning two doubles’ points and five points on the singles side propelled the Anderson women’s tennis team to a 7-2 win past Limestone Wednesday afternoon at the Emmie Evans Rector Center.  

The 49th-ranked Trojans improved to 4-1 on the season and have won three straight, while handing Limestone (3-1) its first setback of the season.

Anderson gained an early advantage by claiming a pair of wins on the doubles’ side, with
Karen Ching and Avery Owens teaming up to blank Paige Palinkas and Jessica Reyes Varela, 8-0, at No. 1 doubles and the Trojan duo of Lindsay Gregory and Alexandra Ebner defeating Segolene Ollivier and Lauren Bolender, 8-4, at No. 2 doubles.

Ching, Owens, Ebner and Gregory, along with Hannah Ecleberry, earned wins on the singles’ side.  

Anderson returns to the courts on Sunday for a South Atlantic Conference matchup at Mars Hill. First-serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.  


Tennis Match Results
Anderson vs Limestone College
2/20/2013 at Gaffney, S.C.
(Emmie Evans Rector Tennis Center)

Anderson 7, Limestone College 2
Singles competition
1. Karen Ching (AU-W) def. Paige Palinkas (LC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Avery Owens (AU-W) def. Segolene Ollivier (LC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Hannah Ecleberry (AU-W) def. Jessica Reyes Varela (LC) 6-1, 6-2
4. Alexandra Ebner (AU-W) def. Lauren Bolender (LC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lindsay Gregory (AU-W) def. Julia Moreira (LC) 6-4, 6-1
6. Ariel Svantesson (LC) def. Camie Beaulieu-Brune (AU-W) 6-3, 1-6, 10-3
Doubles competition
1. Karen Ching/Avery Owens (AU-W) def. Paige Palinkas/Jessica Reyes Varela (LC) 8-0
2. Lindsay Gregory/Alexandra Ebner (AU-W) def. Segolene Ollivier/Lauren Bolender (LC) 8-4
3. Julia Moreira/Ariel Svantesson (LC) def. Hannah Ecleberry/Marcela Gallegos (AU-W) 8-6
Match Notes:
Anderson 4-1
Limestone College 3-1

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