Women's Tennis Defeated at Home by Shenandoah

Women's Tennis Defeated at Home by Shenandoah

By Laura Tome

BUENA VISTA, Va.—Stepping out of conference play, the Southern Virginia University women's tennis team hosted ODAC member Shenandoah University Wednesday afternoon and suffered an 8-1 loss Wednesday evening at The Fields in Buena Vista, Va.

Doubles partners Lauren Morrison and Kristen Laurence fell 8-1 to Molly

Barb and Amy Rapp. Partners Micah Roberts and Katelynn Tlustek defeated Rachel Gross and Amber Lake 8-4, while Southern Virginia's Anna Evans and Kari Stollenwerk fell 8-1 to Caitlin Tilton and Cierra Neidermeyer.

In singles play, Morrison fell to Shenandoah's Barb by a 6-2, 6-2 score, while Laurence dropped a matchup with Rapp, 6-0, 7-5. Roberts fell 6-0, 6-1 to Gross before Tlustek dropped her match to Lake by 6-1, 6-2. Evans battled with Alayna

McEathron on the first set 6-3, but lost 6-2 and 10-0 in the tiebreaker. Kari Stollenwerk was defeated 6-3, 6-2 to close the meet.

Women's tennis next competes on Friday, Mar. 21, at Mary Baldwin. The match is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m. in Staunton, Va.


Tennis Match Results

Shenandoah Hornets 8, Southern Virginia University 1

Singles competition

1. Molly Barb (SUW) def. Lauren Morrison (SVUW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Amy Rapp (SUW) def. Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 6-1, 7-5
3. Rachel Gross (SUW) def. Micah Roberts (SVUW) 6-0, 6-2
4. Amber Lake (SUW) def. Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) 6-1, 6-2
5. Alayna McEathron (SUW) def. Anna Evans (SVUW) 3-6, 6-2, 10-0
6. Caitlin Tilton (SUW) def. Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles Competition
1. Molly Barb/Amy Rapp (SUW) def. Lauren Morrison/Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 8-1
2. Micah Roberts/Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) def. Rachel Gross/Amber Lake (SUW) 8-4
3. Caitlin Tilton/Cierra Neidermeyer (SUW) def. Anna Evans/Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) 8-1


Match Notes:

Shenandoah Hornets 4-1

Southern Virginia University 2-7