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Tennis Finishes the 2007 Season With Four Matches

April 10- The Salem College Tennis Team finished the 2007 season with four matches in five days right before Easter Break. The action began on March 31 as the Spirits traveled to Stanton, Virginia to play Mary Baldwin College. On Sunday, the team traveled to Salem, Virginia to play Roanoke...

 

April 10- The Salem College Tennis Team finished the 2007 season with four matches in five days right before Easter Break. The action began on March 31 as the Spirits traveled to Stanton, Virginia to play Mary Baldwin College. On Sunday, the team traveled to Salem, Virginia to play Roanoke College. After an one-day break, Salem hosted North Carolina Wesleyan College on Tuesday followed by a quick trip back into Virginia to play Averett University in Danville.

The results are as follows:

 Salem College vs. Mary Baldwin College 

Singles  

  1. Elise Norton(SC)                   defeated          Korntney Traina(MBC)            6-3,6-1
  2. Mary Zammarin (MBC)          defeated          Anna DeVoe(SC)                   10-2
  3. Silvia Neiser(MBC)                defeated          Tiara Murphy(SC)                   6-1,6-1
  4. Melissa Parsells(MBC)          defeated          Michala Michaux(SC)              6-4,6-2
  5. Dasha Caron(MBC)               defeated          Rachel Fichthorn(SC)            6-1,6-0
  6. Anna Grazynska(MBC)         defeated          Brooke Hedgepeth(SC)          Default

  Doubles 

  1. Traina/Neiser(MBC)              defeated          Norton/Devoe(SC)                 8-6
  2. Parsells/Miller(MBC)             defeated          Michaux /Murphy(SC)             8-4
  3. Caron/Grazynska(MBC)        defeated          Fichthorn/Hedgepeth(SC)     Default

 

Final Score 8-1 MBC 

“Salem College’s Women Tennis team went up against Mary Baldwin College under scattered showers.  After the rain delays MBC prevailed 8-1.  Elise Norton continued her strong showing at the #1 singles position with a convincing 6-3, 6-1 win over MBC’s #1 Player.  Michala Michaux continues to improve at the #4 position with a strong performance with each passing week.” – Coach Brown

 Salem College vs. Roanoke College 

Singles  

  1. Elise Norton(SC)                   defeated          Laura Price(RC))                   10-2
  2. Mary Zammarin (RC)            defeated          Anna DeVoe(SC)                   10-2
  3. Krista Aiken(RC)                   defeated          Tiara Murphy(SC)                 10-4
  4. Rachel Cairns(RC)                defeated          Michala Michaux(SC)             10-2
  5. Elizabeth Deplof(RC)            defeated          Rachel Fichthorn(SC)           10-0
  6. Kay Sharpley(RC)                 defeated          Brooke Hedgepeth(SC)        Default

  Doubles 

  1. Norton/Devoex(SC)               defeated          Price/Zammarin(RC)            8-6
  2. Price/Sharpley(RC)                defeated          Michaux /Murphy(SC)           8-5
  3. Aiken/Cairns(RC)                  defeated          Fichthorn/Hedgepeth            (SC)     Default
 

“Salem College’s Women Tennis team fought a hard match against an extremely strong and deep Roanoke College.  Anna Devoe and Elise Norton teamed at #1 Doubles to defeat Roanoke’s #1 Doubles team 8-6.  Elise Norton soundly defeated Roanoke’s #1 10-2 in singles.  Singles were shortened due to the high chance of rain which began to fall right after the completion of the match.”- Coach Brown

 Salem College vs. North Carolina Wesleyan College  

Singles competition

1. GOLLUB, Jenna (NCWW) def. NORTON, Elise (SALEM) 6-3, 6-2

2. MILLER, Kayla (NCWW) def. DOVER, Anna (SALEM) 6-3, 6-2

3. MURPHY, Tiara (SALEM) def. BALL, Ashley (NCWW) 5-7, 6-2, 10-8

4. LASHLEY, Brooke (NCWW) def. MICHAUX, Michala (SALEM) 6-4, 7-5

5. BRIGHT, Kaite (NCWW) def. Brooke Hedgepeth (SALEM), by default

6. LASHLEY, Crystal (NCWW) def. Rachel Fichthorn (SALEM), by default

  

Doubles competition

1. GOLLUB/MILLER (NCWW) def. NORTON, Elise/Devoe (SALEM) 8-5

2. BALL/LASHLEY (NCWW) def. MURPHY/MICHAUX (SALEM) 8-3

3. BRIGHT/LASHLEY (NCWW) def. Hedgepeth/Fichthorn (SALEM), by default

 Final Score 8-1 NCWC 

“Elise Norton suffered only her second loss of the year against NCWC’s #1 player Jena Gollub.  Michala Michaux lost in a tough match, but she continues to raise the level of her play with each match.  Tiara Murphy provided the match of the day with a come from behind match that lasted nearly 3 hours.  Tiara prevailed with a 10-8 thriller in the final tie breaker.”- Coach Brown

 Salem College vs. Averett University  

Singles competition

1. Elise Norton (SALEM) def. FALLEN, Kerrie (AUW) 6-3, 6-0

2. MAUPIN, Jordan (AUW) def. Anna DeVoe (SALEM) 6-4, 6-2

3. CAROLL, Kim (AUW) def. Michala Michaux (SALEM) 6-4, 6-3

4. TANKSLEY, Andrea (AUW) def. Rachel Fichthorn (SALEM) 6-0, 6-1

5. KEATTS, Marie (AUW) def. Tiara Murphy (SALEM), by default

6. CRADDOCK, Kayla (AUW) def. Brooke Hedgepeth (SALEM), by default

 

Doubles competition

1. Norton/ DeVoe (SALEM) def. FALLEN/CAROLL (AUW) 8-1

2. KEATTS /TANKSLEY (AUW) def. Michaux/Fichthorn (SALEM) 8-1

3. CRADDOCK/MAUPIN (AUW) def. Murphy/Hedgepeth (SALEM), by default

    Final Score 7-2 Averett University 

“Elise Norton & Anna DeVoe teamed up again for a strong final win as Salem’s #1 doubles team with an 8-1 win.  Elise Norton went on to win her singles match in with a convincing 6-3, 6-0 win.  Salem’s tennis team played strong but came up short in losing to Averett University.”- Coach Brown

    
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