Women’s Tennis Defeated at Home by Randolph College

Women’s Tennis Defeated at Home by Randolph College

By Wesley Evans

BUENA VISTA, Va. –On a chilly Monday evening under the lights, the Southern Virginia University women's tennis team fell to visiting Randolph College, 6-0.

In doubles competition, sophomores Kirsten Laurence and Katelynn Tlustek fell at top doubles in a tight match, 8-6.

First-years Lauren Morrison and Micah Roberts fell at No. 2 doubles 8-3, while freshman Anna Evans and Kari Stollenwerk lost 8-2 at No. 3.

In singles play, Laurence, Roberts and Evans all fell to their opponents. 

The Knights fall to 3-9 on the season, while Randolph improves to 6-2.

The women's tennis team is back in action this Thursday, March 27th as it hosts visiting Bluefield College.


Randolph 6, Southern Virginia University 0

Singles competition

1. Patricia Verdezoto (RANDW) vs. Lauren Morrison (SVUW) no result

2. Alison Henry (RANDW) def. Kirsten Laurence (SVUW) 6-0, 6-1

3. Dina Velazco (RANDW) def. Micah Roberts (SVUW) 6-1, 6-3

4. Heather Parra (RANDW) vs. Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) no result

5. Sarah Parker (RANDW) def. Anna Evans (SVUW) 6-2, 6-0

6. Jenna Sweet (RANDW) vs. Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) no result

Doubles competition 

1. Patricia Verdezoto/Alison Henry (RANDW) def. Kirsten Laurence/Katelynn Tlustek (SVUW) 8-6

2. Dina Velazco/Jenna Sweet (RANDW) def. Lauren Morrison/Micah Roberts (SVUW) 8-3

3. Heather Parra/Sarah Parker (RANDW) def. Anna Evans/Kari Stollenwerk (SVUW) 8-2