April 23, 2011

Lady Netters Top Hendrix, Capture 9th Place

The women's tennis team rallied to top Hendrix College at the SCAC Championships in N. Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday afternoon, 5-4. Down 2-1 after doubles, the Petrels took 4 of 6 singles matches to record a ninth place finish in the tennis talent-rich SCAC.

The Petrels top doubles duos of Jayme Danielson-Katarina Te and Caffrey Francis-Kate Siess each lost 8-5 but Oglethorpe secured a point at No. 3 with Sarah Duff and Kayla Atkins combining to notch an 8-2 victory.

Oglethorpe then blitzed the Warriors in the singles matches with four wins. Caffrey Francis clinched the match for the Petrels with a win at No. 2, giving Oglethorpe the 9th place conference finish. The SCAC is regularly one of the toughest tennis conferences in all the land, women or men.

Complete match results against Hendrix included below.

The Lady Netters finish the season at 9-13 overall. With a lineup of underclassmen and only two reserve player seniors graduating, the 2011-12 outlook for the Petrels is bright.

 #1 Singles  Jayme Danielson  Arden Brazzeal  Oglethorpe University  6-2, 3-6, 6-0
 #2 Singles  Caffrey Francis  Hannah Jackson  Oglethorpe University  6-4, 6-2
 #3 Singles  Katarina Te  Anne French  Hendrix College  4-6, 6-3, 6-4
 #4 Singles  Sarah Duff  Anna Marie Beck  Hendrix College  6-3, 6-4
 #5 Singles  Kate Siess  Kristi Vo  Oglethorpe University  6-2, 6-2
 #6 Singles  LaDonna Barnes  Caroline Kelley  Oglethorpe University  6-0, 6-0
 #1 Doubles  Jayme Danielson
 Katarina Te
 Hannah Jackson
 Anne French
 Hendrix College  8-5
 #2 Doubles  Caffrey Francis
 Kate Siess
 Arden Brazzeal
 Anna Marie Beck
 Hendrix College  8-5
 #3 Doubles  Kayla Atkins
 Sarah Duff
 Kristi Vo
 Hannah McWilliams
 Oglethorpe University  8-2

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