March 8, 2014

Women’s tennis dominates road matches against Centre and Transy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 8, 2014) – The No. 15 ranked Sewanee women's tennis team earned a pair of road victories at Transylvania and against Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Centre, Saturday.

Sewanee defeated the Lady Pioneers 9-0 and also topped the Colonels, 8-1. Those wins improved the Tigers overall record to 5-1.

In the Centre match, Sewanee dominated the doubles contests. Winning all three points, the Tiger teams of Bronte Goodhue/Lindsey Liles, Annie Veron/Mary Taylor Tepper, and Conner Thomas/Kate Johnston all had victories.

In singles, Goodhue opened with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 against Kathryn Hayes. Liles then topped Kate Tomey by a score of 6-0, 6-4 at No. 2.

On Court 3, Veron wasted little time against Molly McElvogoe winning 6-2, 6-0. At No. 4, Tepper breezed past Katie Howard, 6-0, 6-2.

Finally, Johnston and Mariah Smith defeated Arby Todoe and Maddie Pitt in straight sets.

In the contest against Transy, all three Sewanee doubles teams won.

In individual matches, Goodhue, Liles, Tepper, Johnston, Smith, and Hastings Johnson all won in straight sets. In fact, all six Tiger players combined to lose only six total games. Goodhue, Tepper, Johnston, and Smith all won by 6-0, 6-0 scores.

Sewanee will begin its spring break trip on March 13 with a 9:00 a.m. (PST) contest against Swarthmore.

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