College Tennis Results – Guilford Men & Women Fall at Bridgewater

Posted by Press Release on March 23, 2014 at 9:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Bridgewater College claimed a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) women’s tennis victory over visiting Guilford College Sunday.

The Eagles (6-2, 3-1 ODAC) opened the match by winning all three doubles points. Katie Gordon and Maria Hawkins teamed for an 8-2 win over Guilford’s top tandem of Haley Andrews and Allison Hewitt. The closest doubles match was in the number-three flight where the Eagles’ Holly Knupp and Whitney Cash prevailed over the Quakers’ Mara Stern and Fernanda Gonzalez, 8-4.

Gordon captured the first-singles match with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Guilford’s Andrews. Hawkins was a 6-1, 6-1, winner over Hewitt at second-singles. Guilford’s Fernanda Gonzalez played Jessie Mitchell to a 6-3, 6-4, decision.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (4-6, 3-4 ODAC) play at Bluefield College Friday (3/28) at 2:30 p.m.

Women’s Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Bridgewater
Mar 23, 2014 at Bridgewater, Va.
Bridgewater 9, Guilford 0

Singles competition
1. Katie Gordon (BC) def. Haley Andrews (GC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Maria Hawkins (BC) def. Allison Hewitt (GC) 6-1, 6-1
3. Brittany Wilson (BC) def. Madison Giles (GC) 6-4, 6-1
4. Jessie Mitchell (BC) def. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) 6-3, 6-4
5. Holly Knupp (BC) def. Nora Prokosch (GC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Whitney Cash (BC) def. Leah Meservey (GC) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Katie Gordon/Maria Hawkins (BC) def. Allison Hewitt/Haley Andrews (GC) 8-2
2. Brittany Wilson/Jessie Mitchell (BC) def. Madison Giles/Nora Prokosch (GC) 8-3
3. Holly Knupp/Whitney Cash (BC) def. Mara Stern/Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) 8-4

Match Notes:
Guilford 4-6, 3-4 ODAC
Bridgewater 6-2, 3-1 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-4:00 A-25

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Bridgewater College pulled out a 6-3 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s tennis victory over visiting Guilford College Sunday. The Eagles (6-6, 2-0 ODAC) won two of three doubles matches and four of six singles contests in the win.

Bridgewater captured two of the three doubles points with wins in the number-two and number-three flights. The Eagles’ second-doubles tandem of Branden Larsen and Thomas Rischoff scored an 8-6 win over Guilford’s Trevor Cox and Aaron Smedley. Bridgewater’s San Churchill and Kyle Hartfield claimed an 8-2 win over Guilford’s Levi Bruff and Mason Church at third doubles.

The Eagles won the first four singles contests, including Christian Lynn’s three-set win over Guilford’s Cox at third singles. The scores were 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Bridgewater’s Larsen downed Turner Votipka, 6-3, 6-3, in the first-singles contest.

The Quakers (4-7, 3-3 ODAC) scored wins at fifth and sixth singles. Smedley earned a tight 6-4, 7-5, win over Churchill at the fifth flight. Bruff won the sixth-singles match when Mike Cable retired in the first set.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers host Hampden-Sydney College Wednesday (3/26) in an ODAC match.

Men’s Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Bridgewater
Mar 23, 2014 at Bridgewater, Va.
Bridgewater 6, Guilford 3

Singles competition
1. Brandon Larsen (BC) def. Turner Votipka (GC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Kyle Hartfield (BC) def. Erik Meiler (GC) 6-3, 6-4
3. Christian Lynn (BC) def. Trevor Cox (GC) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
4. Thomas Rischoff (BC) def. Mason Church (GC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Aaron Smedley (GC) def. San Churchill (BC) 6-4, 7-5
6. Levi Bruff (GC) def. Mike Cable (BC) 4-3, retired

Doubles competition
1. Turner Votipka/Erik Meiler (GC) def. Christian Lynn/Mike Cable (BC) 9-8 (7-1)
2. Brandon Larsen/Thomas Rischoff (BC) def. Aaron Smedley/Trevor Cox (GC) 8-6
3. San Churchill/Kyle Hartfield (BC) def. Levi Bruff/Mason Church (GC) 8-2

Match Notes:
Guilford 4-7, 3-3 ODAC
Bridgewater 6-6, 2-0 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-4:00 A-25

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