Yew plays to three sets; Vixens fall to Hornets

Yew plays to three sets; Vixens fall to Hornets

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Sweet Briar senior Samantha Yew battled to three sets, but the Vixens dropped a 9-0 decision at Lynchburg on Thursday afternoon.

After Sweet Briar dropped three matches in doubles action, Yew (The Bronx, N.Y.) fell in the opening set of her singles battle with Halle Lavieri at No. 2 singles.

Yew fought in the second set and knocked off her opponent with a 6-2 set victory. Lavieri clinched the match with a victory in the third set.

Sweet Briar returns home for the final five matches of the regular season, starting the final stretch with a noon match on Sunday against Virginia Wesleyan.