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Tennis loses first match of 2012 on the road

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.

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

Doubles

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

Singles

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

Exhibition Match

Ayla Pruitt (Salem) def B. Ivey (USC-L) 8-0

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