College Tennis Final – Guilford vs Bluefield

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

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Guilford College’s women’s tennis team scored a 7-2 road win at NAIA-member Bluefield College Sunday.
The Quakers (6-9) dropped two of the three doubles points, but rallied to win all six singles contests. The victory snapped Guilford’s three-match losing streak.

Fernanda Gonzalez was the lone two-time winner for Guilford. She teamed with Forest Melcher for an 8-4 win over the Rams’ Pip Pattison and Tory Doyle at third doubles. Gonzalez won the third-singles match by virtue of her 6-0, 6-1 win over Bluefield’s Sierra Queen.

Coach Dave McCain’s team visits Old Dominion Athletic Conference rival Randolph-Macon College Monday (4/14) in a match rescheduled from last month.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Bluefield
Apr 13, 2014 at Bluefield, Va.
Guilford 7, Bluefield 2

Singles competition
1. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Casey Germain (BLU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Madison Giles (GC) def. Rebecca Havens (BLU) 7-5, 6-1
3. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Sierra Queen (BLU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Nora Prokosch (GC) def. Alison Morgan (BLU) 6-0, 6-4
5. Mara Stern (GC) def. Pip Pattison (BLU) 6-4, 6-1
6. Leah Meservey (GC) def. Tori Doyle (BLU) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Casey Germain/Rebecca Havens (BLU) def. Allison Hewitt/Madison Giles (GC) 8-2
2. Alison Morgan/Sierra Queen (BLU) def. Mara Stern/Nora Prokosch (GC) 8-6
3. Fernanda Gonzalez/Forest Melcher (GC) def. Pip Pattison/Tori Doyle (BLU) 8-4

Match Notes:
Guilford 6-9
Bluefield 4-11
Nonconference match
T-4:00 A-25

College Men’s Tennis Final – Bluefield 5, Guilford 4

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Host Bluefield College pulled out a 5-4 nonconference men’s tennis win over visiting Guilford College Sunday.
The NAIA Rams (5-11) took two of three doubles points to start the match with a 2-1 lead. Borja Jimenez and Chas Stonestreet claimed a 9-8 (7-5) win at third doubles for Bluefield over Guilford’s Levi Bruff and Mason Church. Guilford’s Turner Votipka and Erik Meiler claimed the Quakers’ point with an 8-6 first-doubles win over Markel Aramberri and Lochlan Kitchen.

Aramberri and Kitchen got the better of Votipka and Meiler in singles action. Aramberri downed Votipka, 6-3, 6-3, at the top flight and Kitchen posted a 6-1, 6-3 decision over Meiler at number-two singles. Jimenez defeated Guilford’s Church, 6-1, 6-2 at fourth singles and clinched the win for the Rams.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (6-9) resume Old Dominion Athletic Conference play Monday (4/14) at Randolph-Macon College in a match rescheduled from last month.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Bluefield
Apr 13, 2014 at
Bluefield 5, Guilford 4

Singles competition
1. Markel Aramberri (BLU) def. Turner Votipka (GC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Lochlan Kitchen (BLU) def. Erik Meiler (GC) 6-1, 6-3
3. Aaron Smedley (GC) def. Carlton Tugman (BLU) 6-7 (7-9), 6-2, 10-8
4. Borja Jimenez (BLU) def. Mason Church (GC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Blake Brown (GC) def. Chas Stonestreet (BLU) 6-1, 6-0
6. John Brvenik (GC) def. James Gunn (BLU) 8-0

Doubles competition
1. Turner Votipka/Erik Meiler (GC) def. Markel Aramberri/Lochlan Kitchen (BLU) 8-6
2. Carlton Tugman/James Gunn (BLU) def. Blake Brown/Aaron Smedley (GC) 8-3
3. Borja Jimenez/Chas Stonestreet (BLU) def. Levi Bruff/Mason Church (GC) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes:
Guilford 6-9
Bluefield 5-11
Nonconference match

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