April 10, 2013

Vixen Tennis Makes Final Road trip

ASHLAND, Va. --- Vixen Tennis made the final regular season road trip to Randolph-Macon College on Wednesday afternoon.

 

Against the Yellow Jackets, Sweet Briar faced a 3-0 deficit after doubles competition.  On the singles side, R-MC claimed victory on court Nos. 1-4 to put the match out of reach for SBC.

 

In the 8-1 loss, Vixen singles player Rachel Byrd (Hartfield, Va./Mathews) notched the lone SBC point on court No. 5.

 

SBC returns to campus for the final home match on Friday, April 12.  Vixen Tennis welcomes Lynchburg College for the 3:30 p.m. Old Dominion Athletic Conference match.

 

Prior to the doubles competitions, Vixen Athletics will honor four senior tennis players.  Nicole Lee (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Christian), Sarah Manter (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick), Lauren Morgan (Lexington, S.C./Lexington) and Yuliya Rigg (Sweet Briar, Va./Amherst) will suit up in the pink and green one final time.

 

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SBC Tennis
Sweet Briar College vs Randolph-Macon (Apr 10, 2013)

Randolph-Macon 8, Sweet Briar College 1
Apr 10, 2013 at Ashland, VA 

 


Singles competition
1. Angelina Sportelli (R-MC) def. Sarah Manter (SBC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Courtney Owens (R-MC) def. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 6-1, 6-3
3. Olayemisi Ogunshina (R-MC) def. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) 6-2, 6-3
4. Caty-Betz Holcomb (R-MC) def. Allie Raifsnider (SBC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Rachel Byrd (SBC) def. Morgan Parkes (R-MC) 8-5
6. Jane Oh (R-MC) def. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) 8-0


 


Doubles competition
1. Angelina Sportelli/Olayemisi Ogunshina (R-MC) def. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) 8-1
2. Courtney Owens/Caty-Betz Holcomb (R-MC) def. Allie Raifsnider/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-3
3. Violet Hahn/Reba Sledd (R-MC) def. Yuliya Rigg/Rachel Byrd (SBC) 8-1


 


Match Notes
Sweet Briar College 5-11 (2-8 ODAC)
Randolph-Macon 8-11 (5-4 ODAC)
T-3:00 A-59