FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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
Anderson University 10-10, 5-5 SAC
Coker College 7-11, 2-8 SAC