College Tennis Final – Guilford and Lynchburg (Men and Women)

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

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Guilford College’s women’s tennis team picked up its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win of the season with a 7-2 road victory over Lynchburg College Saturday.

The Quakers (3-4, 1-4 ODAC) captured two of three doubles points and five of six singles points. Guilford’s top doubles tandem of Haley Andrews and Allison Hewitt downed Lynchburg’s Melissa Drinkard and Catherine So, 8-1. Guilford’s Fernanda Gonzalez and Nora Prokosch took the second-doubles match, 8-3, over the Hornets’ Kelsey Dowling and Jerica Simmons. Lynchburg’s Megan Tillou and Kate Kline downed the Quakers’ Luci Gordon and Chandler MacDonald, 8-1.

Guilford won the top-five singles contests in straight sets. Prokosch did not lose a game in a 6-0, 6-0, victory over Simmons. Gonzalez dropped just two games in a 6-2, 6-0, third-singles win over Dowling.
Kline had a hand in both Lynchburg (0-6, 0-4 ODAC) points as she topped Chandler MacDonald at sixth singles, 6-1, 6-2.

Coach Dave McCain’s club hosts Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday (3/29) at 1:00 p.m. on the McMichael Centennial Class Courts.

Women’s Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Lynchburg
Mar 28, 2015 at Lynchburg, VA
Guilford 7, Lynchburg 2

Singles competition
1. Haley Andrews (GC) def. Melissa Drinkard (LC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Catherine So (LC) 6-1, 6-4
3. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Kelsey Dowling (LC) 6-2, 6-0
4. Nora Prokosch (GC) def. Jerica Simmons (LC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Luci Gordon (GC) def. Megan Tillou (LC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Katie Kline (LC) def. Chandler MacDonald (GC) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Melissa Drinkard/Catherine So (LC) 8-1
2. Nora Prokosch/Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Kelsey Dowling/Jerica Simmons (LC) 8-3
3. Megan Tillou/Katie Kline (LC) def. Luci Gordon/Chandler MacDonald (GC) 8-1

Match Notes:
Guilford 3-4, 1-4 ODAC
Lynchburg 0-6, 0-4 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match

College Men’s Tennis Final – Guilford 9, Lynchburg 0

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Guilford College notched its fifth straight win Saturday with a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) decision at Lynchburg College.

The Quakers moved to 7-3 overall (6-1 ODAC) with the win. Lynchburg drops to 0-4 (0-2 ODAC).

Senior Turner Votipka did not lose a game in posting wins at first singles and first doubles. He defeated Josh Johnson, 6-0, 6-0, at first singles and paired with Erik Meiler for an 8-0 triumph over Johnson and Grady Allin. Sophomore Aaron Smedley made his season debut in the second singles slot and recorded a 6-0, 6-0, win over Allin. Smedley also won at second doubles where he and Trevor Cox notched an 8-2 win over Andrew Link and Jordan Falinski.

The closest match of the day was at third singles where Guilford’s Mesa Martorell dropped the first set to Lynchburg’s Link, but rallied for a narrow 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers host Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday (3/29) at 1:00 p.m. in a key ODAC contest on the Quakers’ McMichael Centennial Class Courts.

Men’s Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Lynchburg
Mar 28, 2015 at Lynchburg, VA
Guilford 9, Lynchburg 0

Singles competition
1. Turner Votipka (GC) def. Josh Johnson (LCM) 6-0, 6-0
2. Aaron Smedley (GC) def. Grady Allin (LCM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Mesa Martorell (GC) def. Andrew Link (LCM) 4-6, 6-3, 10-8
4. John Brvenik (GC) def. Jordan Falinski (LCM) 6-4, 6-1
5. Chasen Chacon (GC) def. Will Nsoesie (LCM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Ben Levin (GC) def. Adam Murphy (LCM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Turner Votipka/Erik Meiler (GC) def. Josh Johnson/Grady Allin (LCM) 8-0
2. Trevor Cox/Aaron Smedley (GC) def. Andrew Link/Jordan Falinski (LCM) 8-2
3. Levi Bruff/Mesa Martorell (GC) def. Will Nsoesie/Adam Murphy (LCM) 8-0

Match Notes:
Guilford 7-3, 6-1 ODAC
Lynchburg 0-4, 0-2 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match

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