No. 12 Tigers Shut Down Colonels to Open SAA Play

No. 12 Tigers Shut Down Colonels to Open SAA Play

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - The 12th-ranked Sewanee women's tennis program opened Southern Athletic Association play on Saturday with a 9-0 sweep of Centre College.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: No. 12 Sewanee (9-1, 1-0) 9, Centre (3-6, 0-1) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-In doubles, No. 14 Clementina Davila and Catherine Owen shut out their counterparts, 8-0, en route to a sweep.

-In singles, reigning SAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week Christina Merchant swept Emily Zelichenok in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. #38 Clementina Davila (SEWANEE) def. Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) 6-1, 6-4
2. #32 Catherine Owen (SEWANEE) def. Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) 4-6, 6-1, 10-7
3. Ellie Czura (SEWANEE) def. Caroline Stallings (CENTRE-W) 6-2, 6-1
4. Christina Merchant (SEWANEE) def. Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) 6-0, 6-0
5. Darby Duval (SEWANEE) def. Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) 6-1, 6-0
6. Sara Thompson (SEWANEE) def. Kenny Snow (CENTRE-W) 6-2, 6-0

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. #14 Clementina Davila/Catherine Owen (SEWANEE) def. Abigail Kent/Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) 8-0
2. Ellie Czura/Christina Merchant (SEWANEE) def. Caroline Stallings/Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) 8-2
3. Bea Benavides/Sara Thompson (SEWANEE) def. Zena Maddux/Kenny Snow (CENTRE-W) 8-3

UP NEXT
The Tigers will next travel to California to play five matches in six days over spring break. Their first matchup will be against No. 11 Amherst on March 16.

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