Tennis loses first match of 2012 on the road
February 10, 2012
Lancaster, SC-The Salem College tennis team lost their first match of the season on the road to the University of South Carolina Lancaster 9-0. Kerri Morgan (Walnut Cove, NC) played both number 1 singles and doubles for the Spirits in the loss. Salem falls to 0-1 on the season.
Morgan played a strong second set in the number one singles match, but she eventually lost the match (1-6, 5-7). The closest match of the game happened at the number two doubles spot. Amy Allison (Geneva, OH) and Cierra Young (Pooler, GA) fell in a close 6-8 match.
Salem returns to action on Saturday at Columbia College at 10:30.
Match Result: 0-9 Loss
1 Gallagher/ Bessent def Morgan/Angela Reavis (Salem) 8-1
2 Gardner/Beam def Allison/Young (Salem) 8-6
3 Smith/Mullen def Lauren Wisen/Samantha Story (Salem) 8-3
1 L. Gallaghar def Morgan (Salem) 6-1, 7-5
2 C. Bassent def Allison (Salem) 6-1, 6-0
3 R. Smith def Reavis (Salem) 6-2, 6-3
4 M. Gardner def Young (Salem) 6-0, 6-0
5 L. Beam def Story (Salem) 6-0, 6-0
6 M. Mullen def. Wisen (Salem) 6-2, 6-0
Ayla Pruitt (Salem) def B. Ivey (USC-L) 8-0