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Tennis loses first match of the season against Emory and Henry

February 21, 2010 Greensboro, NC-The Salem College tennis team lost its first match of the season against Emory and Henry (6-3). The match was played at Greensboro College. Ruckshona Usmanova (Durham, NC) was dominant for the Spirits in her first ever collegiate tennis match. Salem falls to 0-1 with the...

February 21, 2010

Greensboro, NC-The Salem College tennis team lost its first match of the season against Emory and Henry (6-3). The match was played at Greensboro College. Ruckshona Usmanova (Durham, NC) was dominant for the Spirits in her first ever collegiate tennis match. Salem falls to 0-1 with the loss.

Usmanova beat Jill Williams (6-3, 6-1) in the number one singles position. She was joined by Katherine Elliott (Edenton, NC) to defeat Williams and Jess Williams (8-3) in the number one doubles match. Kim Wisen (Madison, OH) won the number five singles match against Sajanna Kaleegallant (6-1, 6-4).

Salem will travel to Peace College this Friday for their next match.

Singles:

Rukhsona Usmanova def. Jill Williams 6-3, 6-1 Salem

Katherine Elliott lost to Jess Williams 0-6, 1-6 E & H

Jennifer Greene lost to Savannah Tickle 0-6, 2-6 E & H

Ashley Bodford lost to Becca Hanley 4-6, 2-6 E & H

Kim Wisen def. Sajanna Kaleegallant 6-1, 6-4 Salem

Amy Allison lost to Victoria Suttles 5-7, 3-6 E & H

Doubles: Usmanova/Elliott def Williams/Williams 8-3 Salem

K. Wisen/Bodford lost to Tickle/Hanley 6-8 E & H

Cierra Young/Lauren Wisen lost to Kaleegallant/Suttles 2-8 E & H

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