March 15, 2013

Triumphant Tennis Picks Up Another 6-3 Win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. --- Sweet Briar Tennis capped its 2013 PTR Spring TennisFest performance with a 6-3 victory over Marrietta College (Mareitta, Ohio) on Friday, March 15.

 

The Ides of March proved good for SBC.  Today's victory marks the second year in a row that Sweet Tennis knocked off the Pioneers to end break on a high note.  In their final 2012 TennisFest competition, SBC also recorded a 6-3 triumph over Marietta.

 

Double partners Sarah Manter and Emma Merritt-Cuneo contributed a doubles point and they each scored singles points to lead SBC to victory.

 

With the win, the Vixen Tennis record improves to 3 – 5.  Next up for the tennis team is a match with cross-town rival Randolph College.  The WildCats will host the Wednesday, March 20 contest which is scheduled for a 4:30 p.m. start.

 

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

Sweet Briar College 6, Marietta College 3
Mar 15, 2013 at 

 


Singles competition
1. Sarah Manter (SBC) def. Cate Gisser (MC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Natalie Turner (MC) 6-2, 6-0
3. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) def. Kelsey Jeffery (MC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Lauren Bush (MC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Mollee Brown (MC) def. Rachel Byrd (SBC) 6-3, 7-5
6. Alex Seals (MC) def. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8)


 


Doubles competition
1. Cate Gisser/Alex Seals (MC) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-3
2. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Kelsey Jeffery/Natalie Turner (MC) 8-6
3. Allie Raifsnider/Rachel Byrd (SBC) def. Lauren Bush/Mollee Brown (MC) 8-1


 


Match Notes
Marietta College 0-6
Sweet Briar College 3-5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,5,3,2,6,1)
Final SBC PTR Spring TennisFest match, 2-3 on the week