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Tennis loses shortened match against Averett

April 10, 2009 High Point, NC- The Salem College tennis team fell to Averett University, 6-1, this past weekend. Tori Collier (Raleigh, NC) continued her strong singles play by defeating Kerri Fallen (6-2, 6-4). Two of the singles matches did not finish due to time allotment at the High Point...

April 10, 2009

High Point, NC- The Salem College tennis team fell to Averett University, 6-1, this past weekend. Tori Collier (Raleigh, NC) continued her strong singles play by defeating Kerri Fallen (6-2, 6-4). Two of the singles matches did not finish due to time allotment at the High Point indoor facility where the match was played. Salem fell to 2-7 on the season with the loss, while Averett improved to 4-8.

Anna Devoe (Chesapeake, VA) was leading her match by a set and a game before it was cancelled and not finished. She fought back from a 5-2 first set deficit to win the set. The number one doubles team of Elise Rouse (Wilmington, NC) and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) lost in a tiebreaker 9-8 (7-5).

Salem will return to action as they head to Sweet Briar for their final match, April 17th at 4:00.

Singles: 
Johanna Heikkinen def. Elise Rouse  7-6 (tb 7-5), 6-1   Averett
Anna Devoe def. Ilona Kilpi (7-5, 1-0) DNF                                                                                     Michala Michaux vs. Bethany Bradshaw  dnp
Tori Collier def. Kerri Fallen  6-2, 6-4  Salem
Eliisa Alatalo def. Kim Wisen  6-4, 7-5  Averett
Nina Martilla def. Amy Allision 6-2, 6-3  Averett

Doubles: 
Heikkinnen/Kilpi def. Rouse/Michaux  9-8 (7-5)  Averett
Bradshaw/Fallen def. Collier/Devoe  8-6   Averett
Alatalo/Powell def. Hunter/Wisen  8-3   Averett

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