College Women’s Tennis Final – Salem 7, Guilford 2

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2014 at 7:57 am under College | Comments are off for this article

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Host Salem College claimed a 7-2 nonconference women’s tennis decision over visiting Guilford College (5-7) Saturday.

The Spirits (6-4) captured two of three doubles contests and five of six singles matches, including three three-set triumphs. Andrea Akers teamed with Ayla Pruitt for an 8-2 win at first doubles over the Quakers’ Allison Hewitt and Madison Giles. Akers won one of the Spirits’ three three-set matches with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 decision over Hewitt at first singles.

Pruitt claimed a hard-fought 7-5, 6-3 win at fourth singles over the Quakers’ Nora Prokosch. Ashley Koehler claimed a 6-2, 6-3 second-singles win over Madison Giles and teamed with Angela Reavis for an 8-3 second doubles win over Prokosch and Mara Stern.

Guilford’s Fernanda Gonzalez had a hand in both Quakers’ points. She downed Reavis in the third-singles contest, 6-0, 6-3, and teamed with Forest Melcher for an 8-2 win at third doubles over Salem’s Leia Pruitt and Samantha Story.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers resume Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play Sunday (4/6) versus visiting Emory & Henry College at 2:00 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Salem
Apr 05, 2014 at Winston-Salem, NC
Salem 7, Guilford 2

Singles competition
1. Andrea Akers (SAL) def. Allison Hewitt (GC) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
2. Ashley Koehler (SAL) def. Madison Giles (GC) 6-2, 6-3
3. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Angela Reavis (SAL) 6-0, 6-3
4. Ayla Pruitt (SAL) def. Nora Prokosch (GC) 7-5, 6-3
5. Samantha Story (SAL) def. Mara Stern (GC) 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 10-3
6. Sabrina Sheikh (SAL) def. Leah Meservey (GC) 3-6, 6-2, 3-2 (7-2)

Doubles competition
1. Andrea Akers/Ayla Pruitt (SAL) def. Allison Hewitt/Madison Giles (GC) 8-2
2. Ashley Koehler/Angela Reavis (SAL) def. Mara Stern/Nora Prokosch (GC) 8-3
3. Fernanda Gonzalez/Forest Melcher (GC) def. Leia Pruitt/Samantha Story (SAL) 8-2

Match Notes:
Guilford 5-7
Salem 6-4
nonconference match
T-3:00 A-40

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