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

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Carmen Wilkins’ 6-3, 6-4 win at fifth singles gave visiting Salem College a 5-4 women’s tennis victory at Guilford College Sunday afternoon on the McMichael Centennial Class courts.

The Spirits (3-1) captured four-of-six singles matches to secure their third straight win and overcome a 2-1 deficit after doubles play.

The Quakers (0-1) took the early lead behind a 9-7 first-doubles win by Madyson Schreiber and Delaney Taylor over Salem’s Makenna Mason and Lily Farr. Guilford’s Hannah Pardue and Claire Rogers downed Hailey Gailey and Grace Wilson, 8-6, at the second-doubles flight. Wilkins teamed with Lauren Holman for an 8-4 Spirit’s victory over Bea Nayibizi and Abby Boohar at third doubles.

Holman joined Wilkins as a two-time winner for Salem by posting a 6-3, 6-1 win over the Quakers’ Megan Kimpel at sixth singles. Mason topped Schreiber, 6-3, 6-4, at first singles. Gailey also won in straight sets for Salem.

Guilford’s Rogers pulled out a 7-5, 4-6, 10-5 win at fourth singles. Pardue accounted for Guilford’s other point with a 6-0, 6-1 triumph over Farr in second singles.

Coach Kim Kleimeier’s ’13 Quakers resume competition in the spring with a February 15 match at Methodist University.

Tennis Match Results
Salem vs Guilford
Oct 06, 2019 at Greensboro, N.C.
(McMichael Centennial Class Courts)
Salem 5, Guilford 4

Singles competition
1. Makenna Mason (SAL) def. Madyson Schreiber (GC) 6-3, 6-4
2. Hannah Pardue (GC) def. Lily Farr (SAL) 6-0, 6-1
3. Hailey Gilley (SAL) def. Delaney Taylor (GC) 6-2, 6-3
4. Claire Rogers (GC) def. Grace Wilson (SAL) 7-5, 4-6, 10-5
5. Carmen Wilkins (SAL) def. Hannah Arnett (GC) 6-3, 6-4
6. Lauren Holman (SAL) def. Megan Kimpel (GC) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Madyson Schreiber/Delaney Taylor (GC) def. Makenna Mason/Lily Farr (SAL) 9-7
2. Hannah Pardue/Claire Rogers (GC) def. Hailey Gilley/Grace Wilson (SAL) 8-6
3. Carmen Wilkins/Lauren Holman (SAL) def. Bea Nayibizi/Abby Boohar (GC) 8-4

Match Notes:
Salem 3-1
Guilford 0-1
nonconference match
T-3:10 A-40