Lady Eagles fall at home to Tusculum
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles earned their lone point from Tiffany Delias at No. 6 to avoid a shutout at the hands of visiting Tusculum. 8-1, on Wednesday afternoon at the C-N Tennis Complex.
Delias beat the Megan Buckmaster, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 12-10 in the day's most exciting match to give the Lady Eagles a point.
C-N continues to play without its No. 1 singles player and senior Kylie Elliott.
C-N struggled in doubles and lost all three points to fall into an early hole.
Katie Brown hung tough in her first set, losing 7-5, 6-0 at No. 3 singles for the shorthanded Lady Eagles.
Carson-Newman returns to action in its hurried South Atlantic Conference schedule on Friday and Saturday. C-N hosts Catawba on Friday at 2 p.m. and Wingate on Saturday at 11 a.m. The matches are C-N's fifth and six league matches in a 10-day stretch.
|Carson-Newman Tennis Complex|
|March 21, 2012|
|Tusculum 8, Carson-Newman 1|
|No.||Doubles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Verner/Doss (T) d. Jen Ott/Erin Green (CN)||8-1||1|
|2||Conley/Patterson (T) d. Katie Brown/Devon Jennings (CN)||8-3||3|
|3||Buckmaster/Hutchinson (T) d. M. Wilson/Stefy Stand (CN)||8-4||2|
|No.||Singles||Score||Order of Finish|
|1||Holly Verner (T) d. Jen Ott (CN)||6-0,6-1||1|
|2||Katelyn Doss (T) d. Erin Green (CN)||6-3,6-0||2|
|3||Courtney Conley (T) d. Katie Brown (CN)||7-5,6-0||3|
|4||Taylor Patterson (T) d. Stefy Stand (CN)||1-6, 6-3,10-3||4|
|5||Kate Hutchinson (T) d. Megan Wilson (CN)||6-2, 6-0||5|
|6||Tiffany Delias (CN) d. Megan Buckmaster (T)||6-7(4), 6-4, 12-10||6|