College Women’s Tennis Final – Hollins 5, Guilford 4

Posted by Press Release on April 12, 2015 at 7:24 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amelia Verkerk pulled out a decisive 6-1, 6-3 fifth-singles win to lift Hollins University to a 5-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tennis win at Guilford College Sunday.

Verkerk teamed with Victoria Coffee at second doubles for an 8-3 triumph over Guilford’s Fernanda Gonzalez and Nora Prokosch. Hollins (5-8, 3-4 ODAC) claimed the third-doubles point as Hiet Myat San and Jhovanna Salmeron defeated Guilford’s Luci Gordon and Chandler MacDonald, 8-4.

Coffee and San also posted singles wins to join Verkerk as two-time winners.

Guilford’s Allison Hewitt contributed to two Quakers’ points by winning both of her matches. She teamed with Haley Andrews for an 8-1 first-singles victory over Rikako Hirayama and Madeline Perry. Hewitt downed Perry at second singles, 6-3, 6-2. The Quakers’ Gonzalez topped Salmeron at third singles, 6-0, 6-1, and Prokosch defeated Hirayama at fourth singles, 6-4, 6-2.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (6-7, 3-6 ODAC) visit league-rival Sweet Briar College Friday (4/17) at 3:30 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Hollins vs Guilford
Apr 12, 2015 at Greensboro, NC
(McMichael Centennial Class Courts)
Hollins 5, Guilford 4

Singles competition
1. Victoria Coffee (HU) def. Haley Andrews (GC) 6-1, 6-2
2. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Madeline Perry (HU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Jhovanna Salmeron (HU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Nora Prokosch (GC) def. Rikako Hirayama (HU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Amelia Verkerk (HU) def. Luci Gordon (GC) 6-1, 6-3
6. Htet Myat San (HU) def. Chandler MacDonald (GC) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Rikako Hirayama/Madeline
Perry (HU) 8-1
2. Amelia Verkerk/Victoria Coffee (HU) def. Fernanda Gonzalez/Nora Prokosch (GC) 8-3
3. Htet Myat San/Jhovanna Salmeron (HU) def. Luci Gordon/Chandler MacDonald (GC) 8-4

Match Notes:
Hollins 5-8, 3-4 ODAC
Guilford 6-7, 3-6 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match

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