Lady Netters Notch Two Big Weekend Wins

The women's tennis team travelled to Sewanee on Saturday and won two gutty matches over Hendrix and Centre. Buoyed by the return of Jayme Danielson to the lineup, the Petrels topped the Warriors 7-2 and the Colonels 5-4 in a barnburner.

The women scratche out the first victory over Hendrix by claiming two of the three soubles points to set the stage for singles play. The lone doubles pint the Warriors collected was a narrow one as they took No. 2 by tghe score of 9-7.

The Lady Netters then blitzed the Warriors in the singles matches, getting straight set wins at No.'s 1, 3, 4 and 5 to cruise to victory.

The afternoon win over Centre was particularly sweet for the women as it marked the first Oglethorpe victory over the Colonels since 2003. Danielson's return greatly influenced the outcome of the match as she battled back from down a set and down 5-1 in the third set tiebreak to score a huge win at No. 3 singles. Her victory gave OU their fourth point of the match and set the stage for Caffrey Francis who did not disappoint at No. singles. Francis rallied from down a set to win in a tiebreak and give the Petrels the huge conference win.

The women are now 6-12 on the season and will face Piedmont in Demorest on April 11.

Complete weekend results listed below.

Position  Oglethorpe University  Hendrix College  Winner  Score
 #1 Singles  Caffrey Francis  Arden Brazzeal  Oglethorpe University  6-1,6-1
 #2 Singles  Katarina Te  Saranya Prathibha  Hendrix College  6-2,6-0
 #3 Singles  Sarah Duff  Hannah Smashey  Oglethorpe University  6-4,6-3
 #4 Singles  Kate Siess  Dorothy Schuler  Oglethorpe University  6-0,6-1
 #5 Singles  Tricia Groover  Victoria Archer  Oglethorpe University  6-1,6-0
 #6 Singles  Lauren Martin  Caroline Kelley  Oglethorpe University  forfeit
 #1 Doubles  Sarah Duff
 Katarina Te
 Arden Brazzeal
 Dorothy Schuler
 Oglethorpe University  8-4
 #2 Doubles  Caffrey Francis
 Clara Reinheimer
 Saranya Prathibha
 Hannah Smashey
 Hendrix College  9-7
 #3 Doubles  Jayme Danielson
 Kate Siess
 Caroline Kelley
 Victoria Archer
 Oglethorpe University  8-1

 

 Position  Oglethorpe University  Centre College  Winner  Score
 #1 Singles  Caffrey Francis  Kathryn Hays  Oglethorpe University  6-2,6-4,1-0(3)
 #2 Singles  Katarina Te  Elise Decamp  Centre College  6-1,6-0
 #3 Singles  Jayme Danielson  Katie Howard  Oglethorpe University  2-6,6-2,1-0(8)
 #4 Singles  Sarah Duff  Melissa Springer  Centre College  6-1,6-1
 #5 Singles  Katarina Te  Alex Tolsdorf  Oglethorpe University  6-0,6-2
 #6 Singles  Clara Reinheimer  Maddie Pitt  Centre College  6-2,6-0
 #1 Doubles  Sarah Duff
 Katarina Te
 Kathryn Hays
 Elise Decamp
 Centre College  8-0
 #2 Doubles  Caffrey Francis
 Clara Reinheimer
 Melissa Springer
 Alex Tolsdorf
 Oglethorpe University  8-6
 #3 Doubles  Jayme Danielson
 Kate Siess
 Katie Howard
 Jenna Hazelwood
 Oglethorpe University  8-2

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