Lady Netters Gut Out 5-4 Win Over Piedmont
The women's tennis team notched their seventh win of the 2012 campaign on Wednesday evening by topping Piedmont in Demorest, Ga., 5-4.
The Petrels nearly swept through the doubles competiton but the No. 1 duo of Katarina Te and Sarah Duff let a match point go awry before falling in a tiebreak, 9-8 (4). Caffrey Francis and Clara Reinheimer combined for an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles while the No. 3 combo of Katie Siess and Jayme Danielson swept past their Lion counterparts 8-0.
In singles play, the Petrels got straight set wins from Francis at No. 1 (6-1, 6-2) and Siess at No. 5 (6-0, 6-4) before Danielson clinched the match at No. 3 by the score of 6-2, 6-1. The victory over the Lions marked the Petrels third consecutive win as they improved to 7-12 on the season. Complete match results listed below.
The Lady Netters will close out the regular season by facing Millsaps in Birmingham on April 21.
|Position||Oglethorpe University||Piedmont College||Winner||Score|
|#1 Singles||Caffrey Francis||Katie Sailors||Oglethorpe University||6-1,6-2|
|#2 Singles||Katarina Te||Chelsea Prince||Piedmont College||7-6(6),6-3|
|#3 Singles||Jayme Danielson||Meghan Smith||Oglethorpe University||6-2,6-1|
|#4 Singles||Sarah Duff||Morgan Reed||Piedmont College||6-2,2-6,1-0 (8)|
|#5 Singles||Kate Siess||Lauren Anderson||Oglethorpe University||6-0,6-4|
|#6 Singles||Tricia Groover||Ashley Fannon||Piedmont College||6-4,6-4|
|#1 Doubles|| Sarah Duff
| Chelsea Prince
|#2 Doubles|| Caffrey Francis
| Katie Sailors
|#3 Doubles|| Jayme Danielson
| Lauren Anderson