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

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Guilford College’s women’s tennis team wins a tight 5-4 match against Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) opponent Randolph College Saturday.

Guilford (7-7, 4-6 ODAC) and Randolph (9-6, 4-6 ODAC) split singles evenly, 3-3. The Quakers’ bestest the Wildcats in doubles, 2-1.

Guilford’s Kleimeier defeated her third singles opponent, Anna Culpepper, 6-2, 6-4. Allison Hewitt won at fifth singles, 6-3, 6-0. Fernanda Gonzalez represented the Quakers’ third singles victory with her 6-4, 6-1 win at sixth singles. Haley Andrews dropped a tight match in tiebreak, 5-7, 6-3, 10-7.

Andrews and Allie Guy teamed up at first doubles to defeat Randolph’s Patricia Verdezoto and Kaitlyn Kolster, 8-5. The Quakers’ third doubles tandem of Gonzalez and Hewitt won 8-6. Kleimeier and Natalie Sutton lost in a tough second doubles match in tiebreak, 9-8 (7-5).

Guilford plays its final match of the season at home tomorrow, Apr. 14 against Washington and Lee University. The ODAC foe is undefeated (10-0) in conference and is ranked 16th in the Apr. 11 ITA Division III National Rankings.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Randolph College
Apr 13, 2013 at Lynchburg, VA
(Randolph Tennis Courts)
Guilford 5, Randolph College 4

Singles competition
1. Dina Velazco (RC) def. Haley Andrews (GC) 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7)
2. Patricia Verdezoto (RC) def. Natalie Sutton (GC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Kim Kleimeier (GC) def. Anna Culpepper (RC) 6-2, 6-4
4. Kaitlyn Kolster (RC) def. Allie Guy (GC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Emmalyn Snead (RC) 6-3, 6-0
6. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Danielle Lewis (RC) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allie Guy (GC) def. Patricia Verdezoto/Kaitlyn Kolster (RC) 8-5
2. Dina Velazco/Anna Culpepper (RC) def. Kim Kleimeier/Natalie Sutton (GC) 9-8 (7-5)
3. Fernanda Gonzalez/Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Emmalyn Snead/Danielle Lewis (RC) 8-6

Match Notes:
Guilford 7-7/4-6 ODAC
Randolph College 9-6/4-6 ODAC
T-3:30 A-30