Tennis dominates first match of season
February 13, 2009
Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College tennis team stormed out of the gate in their first home match of the season by defeating N.C. Wesleyan, 7-1. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC), Ashley Bodford (Siloam, NC) Tori Collier (Raleigh, NC), and Kim Wisen (Madison, OH) were all victorius in both their singles and doubles matches. Salem improves to 1-0 on the season, while N.C. Wesleyan falls to 0-1.
Elise Rouse (Wilmington, NC) and Anna Devoe (Chesapeake, VA) won the number one doubles for Salem, 8-3. Rouse would play her first singles match as a Spirit at the number one spot. She fell in a tough match with Jaime Galasso (3-6, 5-7). Devoe, who played the number two spot for Salem, had her match with Leila Heinonen (6-4, 5-7) suspended due to the dark.
Salem swept all three doubles matches, and their 3-6 singles positions. The team will host Ferrum College on February 20th at 2:00.
Elise Rouse vs. Jaime Galasso 6-3, 7-5 (NCWC)
Anna Devoe vs. Leila Heinonen 6-4, 5-7 (DNF)
Michala Michaux vs. Tori Tenner 6-2, 6-1 (SALEM)
Ashley Bodford vs. Meghan Herd 6-4, 6-0 (SALEM)
Tori Collier vs. Joann Youngblood 6-1, 6-1 (SALEM)
Kim Wisen vs. Tija Riley 6-2, 6-1 (SALEM)
Rouse/Devoe vs. Galasso/Heinonen 8-3 (SALEM)
Michaux/Bodord vs. Tenner/Herd 8-1 (SALEM)
Collier/Wisen vs. Youngblood/Riley 8-1 (SALEM)