College Women’s Tennis Final – Guilford 7, Sweet Briar 2

SWEET BRIAR, Va. – Guilford College’s women’s tennis team claimed its fourth straight win Friday with a 7-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) triumph at Sweet Briar College. The Quakers claimed two of three doubles matches and five of six singles tilts.

Sophomore Haley Andrews teamed with Allie Guy for an 8-6 win at first doubles and picked up a 6-4, 6-2 first-singles’ triumph over the Vixens’ Sarah Manter. Guy was also a double winner after taking a 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) decision over Sweet Briar’s Rachel Byrd at fifth singles.

Guilford’s Dominique Crespo and Allison Hewitt scored an 8-3 third-doubles win and then recorded straight-set singles victories at fourth and sixth singles, respectively.

Sweet Briar (4-7, 1-4 ODAC) won at second doubles when Sarah Manter and Emma Merritt-Cuneo downed the Quakers’ Kim Kleimeier and Natalie Sutton, 8-4. Sutton retired from her second singles’ match with Glory Bowman, resulting in Sweet Briar’s second point.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (5-2, 2-4 ODAC) visits regionally ranked Methodist University Wednesday (4/3) at 3:00 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Sweet Briar
Mar 29, 2013 at Sweet Briar, Va.
(Williams Gym Courts)
Guilford 7, Sweet Briar 2

Singles competition
1. Haley Andrews (GC) def. Sarah Manter (SBC) 6-4, 6-2
2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Natalie Sutton (GC) retired
3. Kim Kleimeier (GC) def. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 6-0, 6-4
4. Dominique Crespo (GC) def. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) 6-1, 6-3
5. Allie Guy (GC) def. Rachel Byrd (SBC) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allie Guy (GC) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-6
2. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Kim Kleimeier/Natalie Sutton (GC) 8-4
3. Allison Hewitt/Dominique Crespo (GC) def. Allie Raifsnider/Rachel Byrd (SBC) 8-3

Match Notes:
Guilford 5-4, 2-4 ODAC
Sweet Briar 4-7, 1-4 ODAC
Partly cloudy, breezy and temps in the low 50’s
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-2:11 A-15