Vixens Honor Four Seniors in Final Match
SWEET BRIAR, Va. --- In the last home contest of the spring 2013 season, Vixen Tennis topped the visiting Lynchburg College Hornets. Each of Sweet Briar's four seniors contributed a point in the 7-2 victory.
Senior Sarah Manter (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) and doubles partner Emma Merritt-Cuneo (Pacifica, Calif./Oceana) picked up the first win (8-3) on court No. 2. while seniors Nicole Lee (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Christian) and Lauren Morgan (Lexington, S.C.) were credited with the win on court No. 3.
On the singles side, Vixen senior Yulia Rigg (Sweet Briar, Va./Amherst) picked up her final home win with a 6-1, 6-2 result on court No. 5. Teammates Glory Bowman (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry), Mary Elise Dugan (Alexandria, Va./Chatham Hall), and Merritt-Cuneo also earned singles points for the Vixen side. SBC's Lee was credited with the win on court No. 6.
With the win, the Vixen Tennis team record improves to 6-11 overall and 3-8 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.
Lynchburg College vs Sweet Briar College (Apr 12, 2013)
Sweet Briar College 7, Lynchburg College 2
Apr 12, 2013 at Sweet Briar College
|1. Melissa Drinkard (LCW) def. Sarah Manter (SBC) 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-3)|
|2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Betsy Stipa (LCW) 6-4, 6-2|
|3. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) def. Madison Dixon (LCW) 6-2, 6-1|
|4. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Ari Peikin (LCW) 6-0, 6-3|
|5. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) def. Catherine So (LCW) 6-1, 6-2|
|6. Nicole Lee (SBC) def. No Player (LCW), by default|
|1. Melissa Drinkard/Betsy Stipa (LCW) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-5|
|2. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Madison Dixon/Ari Peikin (LCW) 8-3|
|3. Nicole Lee/Lauren Morgan (SBC) def. No Player/No Player (LCW), by default|
|Lynchburg College 1-9 (0-7)|
|Sweet Briar College 6-11 (3-8)|
|warm, breezy, partly cloudy|