October 5, 2012

ODAC Fall Tournament on Deck

SWEET BRIAR, Va. --- On October 6 and 7, Sweet Briar College will compete in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Individual Fall Tournament.  Virginia Wesleyan College, located in Norfolk, Va. is hosting the league event at the Everett Tennis Center.

 

Six Vixens will compete in the two-day league event.  The fall 2012 team is lead by two-time captain Sarah Manter (Brunswick, Maine / Brunswick).  Joining Manter at the tournament are fellow seniors Nicole Lee (Seattle, Wash.) and Yulia Rigg (Sweet Briar, Va./Amherst), sophomores Rachel Byrd (Hartfield, Va./Mathews) and Suri Xia (Guang Zhou, China/Heritage Hall) and first-year Mary Elise Dugan (Alexandria, Va./Chatham Hall).

 

In their last outing, Dugan made a noteworthy debut at the ITA tournament hosted by Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Va. The rookie ended with a 2-2 recorded including a berth in the consolation finals and two victories over conference opponents. 

 

A projected lineup for the ODAC Individual tournament is as follows, Manter and Dugan in the #1 doubles spot followed by Rigg/Byrd and Lee/Xia.  Manter and Dugan will leadoff 1 and 2 on the singles side with Rigg, Byrd, Lee and Xia rounding out the ledger.

 

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