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Tennis falls in season finale against Piedmont

April 18, 2010Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College tennis team lost in their final match of the season against Piedmont College, 6-3. The win secured the number six seed in the Great South tournament for Piedmont,and knocked Salem down to seventh place in the standings. The Spirits lose two seniors Ashley...

April 18, 2010

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College tennis team lost in their final match of the season against Piedmont College, 6-3. The win secured the number six seed in the Great South tournament for Piedmont, and knocked Salem down to seventh place in the standings. The Spirits lose two seniors Ashley Bodford (Siloam, NC) and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC). Salem ends the season with a 1-6 GSAC record, and a 3-8 overall mark.

Michaux finished her career with a victory in number three singles play against Lauren Anderson (3-6, 6-4, 10-7). Rukhsona Usmanova (Durham, NC) won both the number one singles match and the number two doubles match. She defeated Jen Granlund (6-0, 6-2) in singles play, and was joined by Katherine Elliott (Edenton, NC) to defeat Granlund and Tyler Baldonado in number one doubles play. 

Doubles:

Rukhsona Usmanova/Katherine Elliott (SC) lost to Jen Granlund/Tyler Baldonado (PC) 8-8(7-5)

Kim Wisen/Michala Michaux (SC) lost to Lauren Anderson/Lisa Jennings (PC) 8-5

Jennifer Greene/Cierra Young (SC) defeated Lauren Hodges/Mandy Beasley (PC) 8-6

Singles:

Rukhsona Usmanova (SC) defeated Jen Granlund (PC) 6-0, 6-2

Katherine Elliott (SC) lost to Tyler Baldonado (PC) 6-2, 6-0

Michala Michaux (SC) defeated Lauren Anderson (PC) 3-6, 6-4, 10-7

Ashley Bodford (SC) lost to Lauren Hodges (PC) 6-4,7-5

Kim Wisen (SC) lost to Lisa Jennings (PC) 6-4,6-0

Amy Allison (SC) lost to Mandy Beasley (PC)  6-3,7-5

Salem College 3, Piedmont College 6

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