Women’s Tennis Ends Regular Season South Atlantic Conference Play with Convincing Win over Coker; 7-2

Women’s Tennis Ends Regular Season South Atlantic Conference Play with Convincing Win over Coker; 7-2

 

 

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April 14, 2018

 

 

 

 

Women's Tennis Ends Regular Season South Atlantic Conference Play with Convincing Win over Coker; 7-2

 

 

HARTSVILLE, S.C. –The Anderson women's tennis team ended regular season conference play in convincing fashion defeating SAC opponent Coker, 7-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Coker Tennis Courts.

With the victory, the Trojans move to 10-10 overall and 5-5 in SAC play while the Cobras drop to 7-11 overall and 2-8 in conference action.

The Black and Gold earned the 3-0 advantage after the doubles portion. AU's Laura Dean and Jacqueline Olivia defeated Jennifer Mezei and Suzanna Mickey, 8-6 while Victoria Wuilloud and Ivey Welborn won over Charlotte Clarke and Jenna Gainey, 8-1. The Trojans duo Jennifer Holcombe and Delaney Wiggins battled hard winning, 8-6 over Julia Sorrells and Kelli Hurt.

 

The Trojans continued it solid play winning 4-of-6 singles matches to set the final score at 7-2.

Anderson will travel as the No. 6 seed to the third-seeded Queens Royals on Tuesday to begin the SAC Championship.

Anderson University 7, Coker College 2

 

Singles competition

1. Laura Dean (AUW) def. Jennifer Mezei (COKERW) 6-1, 6-7, 10-7

2. Ivey Welborn (AUW) def. Suzanna Mickey (COKERW) 7-5, 6-4

3. Jacqueline Olivia (AUW) def. Julia Sorrells (COKERW) 6-2, 6-2

4. Charlotte Clarke (COKERW) def. Victoria Wuilloud (AUW) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5

5. Jenna Gainey (COKERW) def. Cameron Blanchard (AUW) 8-2

6. Hannah Weaver (AUW) def. Kelli Hurt (COKERW) 8-1

Doubles competition

1. Laura Dean/Jacqueline Olivia (AUW) def. Jennifer Mezei/Suzanna Mickey (COKERW) 8-6

2. Victoria Wuilloud/Ivey Welborn (AUW) def. Charlotte Clarke/Jenna Gainey (COKERW) 8-1

3. Jennifer Holcombe/Delaney Wiggins (AUW) def. Julia Sorrells/Kelli Hurt (COKERW) 8-6

Match Notes:

Anderson University 10-10, 5-5 SAC

Coker College 7-11, 2-8 SAC

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