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.
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.
Marietta College vs Sweet Briar College (Mar 15, 2013)
Sweet Briar College 6, Marietta College 3
Mar 15, 2013 at
|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)|
|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|
|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|