Women’s College Tennis Final – Guilford 8, Lynchburg 1

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Guilford College’s women’s tennis team won all but one match against Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) foe Lynchburg College Saturday, 8-1.

Guilford’s (6-7, 3-6 ODAC) Haley Andrews defeated her first singles opponent, Melissa Drinkard, 6-4, 6-0. Kim Kleimeier won at third singles, 6-2, 6-2. Allison Hewitt defeated her fourth-singles opponent, 6-1, 6-0. Lynchburg (1-10, 0-8 ODAC) defaulted fifth and sixth singles.

The Quakers swept doubles. Andrews and Allie Guy paired for an 8-3 first doubles victory. Kleimeier and Natalie Sutton defeated the Hornets’ Madison Dixon and Ari Peikin, 8-1, at second doubles. Lynchburg defaulted their third doubles match.

Guilford is currently playing ODAC opponent, Randolph College, in a match that began at 2:00 p.m. The women play their final match of the season at home tomorrow, Sunday, Apr. 14 at 2:00 p.m. against Washington and Lee University. The Generals are ranked 16th in the Apr. 11 ITA Division III National Rankings.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Lynchburg College
Apr 13, 2013 at Lynchburg College
(LC Courts)
Guilford 8, Lynchburg College 1

Singles competition
1. Haley Andrews (GC) def. Melissa Drinkard (LC) 6-4, 6-0
2. Betsy Stipa (LC) def. Natalie Sutton (GC) 6-1, 7-5
3. Kim Kleimeier (GC) def. Madison Dixon (LC) 6-2, 6-2
4. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Ari Peikin (LC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Allie Guy (GC) def. No Player (LC), by default
6. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. No Player (LC), by default

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allie Guy (GC) def. Melissa Drinkard/Betsy Stipa (LC) 8-3
2. Natalie Sutton/Kim Kleimeier (GC) def. Madison Dixon/Ari Peikin (LC) 8-1
3. Allison Hewitt/Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. No Player/No Player (LC), by default

Match Notes:
Guilford 5-7
Lynchburg College 1-9