LYNCHBURG, Va. – Randolph College won its sixth straight match Saturday with a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over visiting Guilford College.
The WildCats (8-5) moved into fourth place in the conference standings with a 6-1 record. Guilford fell to 2-10 (0-8 ODAC).
Randolph took an early 3-0 with wins in the three doubles matches. Hayley Ashford and Ranita Popku-Sarfo blanked the Quakers’ Megan Kimpel and Dakota McLean, 8-0, in the third flight. Keyu Jin and Ashley Schmitz handled the Quakers’ Makayla McLaurin and Delaney Taylor at first doubles, 8-1. The most competitive doubles match was the second-doubles contest where Jordan Kirkpatrick and Savana Marta doubled up the Quakers’ Olivia La Ganza and Mackenzie Calton, 8-4.
The WildCats cruised through the six singles matches with straight-set wins in each contest. The Quakers won only four games in singles play. Jin blanked McLaurin, 6-0, 6-0 at first singles. Schmitz topped Taylor in the second flight by the same score.
Coach Kim Kleimeier’s ’13 Quakers return home to host Randolph-Macon College Monday (4/1) at 3:30 p.m.
Randolph College Tennis
Guilford vs Randolph College (Mar 30, 2019)
Randolph College 9, Guilford 0
Mar 30, 2019 at Lynchburg, Va. (Randolph Tennis Courts)
1. Keyu Jin (RCWTN18) def. Makayla Mclaurin (GCW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Ashley Schmitz (RCWTN18) def. Delaney Taylor (GCW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Savana Mata (RCWTN18) def. Olivia La Ganza (GCW) 6-2, 6-0
4. Sarah Mueller (RCWTN18) def. Megan Kimpel (GCW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Ranita Opoku-Sarfo (RCWTN18) def. Mackenzie Calton (GCW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Kristyn Underwood (RCWTN18) def. Dakota Mclean (GCW) 6-0, 6-0
1. Keyu Jin/Ashley Schmitz (RCWTN18) def. Makayla Mclaurin/Delaney Taylor (GCW) 8-1
2. Jordon Kirkpatrick/Savana Mata (RCWTN18) def. Olivia La Ganza/Mackenzie Calton (GCW) 8-4
3. Hayley Ashford/Ranita Opoku-Sarfo (RCWTN18) def. Megan Kimpel/Dakota Mclean (GCW) 8-0
Guilford 2-10, 0-8 ODAC
Randolph College 8-5, 6-1 ODAC