JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Tusculum Pioneers downed the Carson-Newman women's tennis team by a score of 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon at the Carson-Newman Tennis Complex.
With the loss, the Lady Eagles fall to 6-3 overall and 1-3 in the South Atlantic Conference. Tusculum improves to 13-1 on the season and 4-0 in conference play.
The Pioneers led 2-1 after doubles and then took four out of the six singles matches to secure the victory.
Winners for C-N were senior Elizabeth Sneed (Kingsport, Tenn.) and sophomore Kylie Elliott (Maryville, Tenn.) in No. 2 doubles, senior Amanda Bartlett (Powder Springs, Ga.) in No. 1 singles and junior Taryn Cappadona (Kennesaw, Ga.) in No. 4 singles.
The Lady Eagles return to the court on Saturday against conference foe Newberry College in Newberry, S.C.
1. Katelyn Doss/Caroline Crowe (T) d. Amanda Bartlett/TarynCappadona 8-5
2. Elizabeth Sneed/Kyle Elliott (CN) d. Courtney Conley/Taylor Patterson 8-3
3. Blake Thompson/Katie Hillis (T) d. Stephanie Goode/Megan Wilson 8-3
1. Bartlett (CN) d. Doss 6-2,6-2
2. Conley (T) d. Sneed 7-6,6-3
3. Patterson (T) d. Elliott 6-2,7-5
4. Cappadona (CN) d. Crowe 6-3,6-3
5. Thompson (T) d. Wilson 6-0,6-2
6. Buckmeister (T) d. Goode 6-3,6-3