Vixens Top Olivet for 6-3 Win

Vixens Top Olivet for 6-3 Win

HILTON HEAD ISALND, S.C. --- Sweet Briar College continued the week at the PTR Spring TennisFest by topping Olivet College (Olivet, Mich.) on Thursday, March 14.


Vixen Tennis held a 2-1 lead at the conclusion of doubles matches.  The singles side started on a rocky note as SBC dropped matches on courts one and two, but the team rallied.  SBC swept the remaining singles matches and cruised to the 6-3 win.


SBC Tennis returns to the courts for a final spring break match on Friday, March 15.  The Vixens face Marietta College (Marrieta, Ohio) at 11:30 a.m. on the courts at Chaplin Park Tennis Center.


Last year the Vixens and Pioneers met during the TennisFest and SBC earned a 6-3 win.  The team will look again to close out the week with a win over Marietta.


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SBC Tennis
Olivet College vs Sweet Briar College (Mar 15, 2013)

Sweet Briar College 6, Olivet College 3
Mar 15, 2013 at 
Singles competition
1. Caitlin LaValley (OLIVET) def. Sarah Manter (SBC) 6-2, 6-1
2. Jennifer Lightner (OLIVET) def. Glory Bowman (SBC) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)
3. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Courtney Kidder (OLIVET) 6-1, 6-1
4. Rachel Byrd (SBC) def. Devan Thomas (OLIVET) 6-0, 6-1
5. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) def. Lucy McNally (OLIVET) 6-1, 6-4
6. Allie Raifsnider (SBC) def. Katie Dobis (OLIVET) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Caitlin LaValley/Jennifer Lightner (OLIVET) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-6
2. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Lucy McNally/Devan Thomas (OLIVET) 8-0
3. Rachel Byrd/Allie Raifsnider (SBC) def. Heather Kennedy/Courtney Kidder (OLIVET) 8-0

Match Notes
Olivet College 2-5
Sweet Briar College 0-2
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