Men’s Tennis Final – Guilford 8, William Peace 1 Women’s Tennis follows.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Guilford College’s men’s tennis team won its fourth straight match with an 8-1 victory at William Peace University Wednesday.
The Quakers (6-2) won all three doubles contests, including the third-doubles match by forfeit as William Peace (6-10) fielded just five contestants Wednesday. Guilford’s Mason Robb teamed with Elijah Gregory for an 8-4 second-doubles win over the Pacers’ Dylan Betancourt and Andrew Anderson. Robb downed Davis Felts at second singles, 6-0, 6-0, and Gregory dispatched of Daniel Carter by the same score. Tate Godwin defeated Betancourt at first singles, 6-3, 6-4.
Anderson accounted for William Peace’s point with an 8-6, pro-set win over Guilford’s Jarad Gandy.
Coach Dave McCain’s Quakers April 7 match at Shenandoah University has been postponed. The team attempts to play at Bridgewater College April 8, weather permitting.
Women’s Tennis Final – Guilford 8, William Peace 1
RALEIGH, N.C. – Brooklyn Hopkins won at first singles and first doubles in Guilford College’s 8-1 women’s tennis win at William Peace University Wednesday. The Quakers improved to 1-9 with the win, while the Pacers dropped to 0-12.
Hopkins teamed with Makayla McLaurin for a convincing 8-1 first-doubles win over William Peace’s Manessah Fox and Mackenzie Baden. Olivia La Ganza and Natalie Whitmeyer won at second doubles over Haley Hinton and Ameera Khattab, 8-3. William Peace did not field a third-doubles tandem.
As William Peace had two open singles spots, Quakers’ coach Dave McCain shuffled his lineup. He rested McLaurin at first singles and moved everyone else up a flight, which meant Hopkins took over the top spot. She responded with a 6-4, 6-2, win over Fox.
Lakshmi Premysler and Megan Kimpel were other singles winners for Guilford, which plays at Bridgewater College this Sunday (4/8).