College Women’s Tennis Final – Shenandoah 7, Guilford 2

WINCHESTER, Va. – Molly Barb and Shannon Allin pulled out three-set victories at the top-two singles flights in Shenandoah University’s 7-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tennis win over visiting Guilford College Saturday.

The pair also made up Shenandoah’s (5-1, 1-1 ODAC) top doubles tandem, which dropped an 8-4 decision to Guilford’s Haley Andrews and Allison Hewitt. The Hornets’ second-doubles pair of Rachel Gross and Amber Lake posted an 8-4 win over the Quakers’ Madison Giles and Nora Prokosch. Amy Rapp and Caitlin Tilton downed Guilford’s Fernanda Gonzalez and Mara Stern at third doubles, 8-2.

Barb took out Andrews at first singles, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5, and Allin rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win at second singles. Rapp defeated Giles, 6-3, 7-5. Guiford’s second point came in the fourth singles flight where Fernanda Gonzalez topped Gross, 6-3, 6-1.

Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers (4-5, 3-3 ODAC) continue their weekend swing through northern Virginia with a 2:00 p.m. road contest at league-rival Bridgewater College Sunday (3/23).

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Shenandoah
Mar 22, 2014 at Winchester, Va.
(Lowry Tennis Court)
Shenandoah 7, Guilford 2

Singles competition
1. Molly Barb (SU) def. Haley Andrews (GC) 7-5, 5-7, 7-5
2. Shannon Allin (SU) def. Allison Hewitt (GC) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
3. Amy Rapp (SU) def. Madison Giles (GC) 6-3, 7-5
4. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) def. Rachel Gross (SU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Amber Lake (SU) def. Nora Prokosch (GC) 6-3, 6-2
6. Caitlin Tilton (SU) def. Mara Stern (GC) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Haley Andrews/Allison Hewitt (GC) def. Molly Barb/Shannon Allin (SU) 8-4
2. Rachel Gross/Amber Lake (SU) def. Madison Giles/Nora Prokosch (GC) 8-4
3. Amy Rapp/Caitlin Tilton (SU) def. Fernanda Gonzalez/Mara Stern (GC) 8-2

Match Notes:
Guilford 4-5, 3-3 ODAC
Shenandoah 5-1, 1-1 ODAC
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,3,6,5,2,1)
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match
T-4:15 A-35