Newberry controls singles in win over Lady Eagles, 7-2
NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College won 5-of-6 six singles matches and won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to beat Carson-Newman on Saturday, 7-2, in Newberry, S.C.
Carson-Newman falls to 3-4 on the year and 0-2 in South Atlantic Conference play.
It was sophomore Ariel Strong (Cassatt, S.C.) who clinched a Newberry victory when she won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, topping C-N's Jennifer Ott (Knoxville, Tenn.).
The Wolves added two more singles points as freshman Emily Helsel (Port Orange, Fla.) won in three sets at No. 5 and sophomore Shannon McManus (Charleston, S.C.) took a straight sets victory at No. 6.
Carson-Newman picked up victories at No. 3 doubles as Megan Wilson (Maryville, Tenn.) and Stefy Stand combined for an 8-5 win.
Junior Tiffany Delias (Morristown, Tenn.) captured C-N's second point at No. 4 singles winning the third set in a 10-7 tiebreak.
C-N returns to action on Wednesday against rival Tusculum in Jefferson City. The match begins at 2 p.m.
Newberry 7, Carson-Newman 2
Mar 17, 2012
Cannon Tennis Courts
1. Ariel Strong (NEWW) def. Jennifer Ott (CNW) 6-1, 6-4
2. Susana Aguirre (NEWW) def. Erin Green (CNW) 6-0, 7-6 (6-1)
3. Romina Adum (NEWW) def. Megan Wilson (CNW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Tiffany Delias (CNW) def. Marina Ziehe (NEWW) 2-6, 6-4, 10-7
5. Emily Helsel (NEWW) def. Devon Jennings (CNW) 5-7, 6-4, 10-0
6. Shannon McManus (NEWW) def. Kate Walker (CNW) 7-5, 6-4
1. Susana Aguirre/Ariel Strong (NEWW) def. Jennifer Ott/Erin Green (CNW) 8-5
2. Romina Adum/Marina Ziehe (NEWW) def. Katie Brown/Devon Jennings (CNW) 8-4
3. Megan Wilson/Stefy Stand (CNW) def. Emily Helsel/Amanda Simmons (NEWW) 8-5
Carson-Newman 3-4, 0-2 SAC
Newberry 11-5, 2-0 SAC
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,2,1,4,5,6)