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Tennis picks up first win of the season against Wesleyan

The Salem College tennis team traveled to South Carolina and split two Great South matches with Wesleyan. In two very evenly played games, Salem lost game one 4-5, but came back in game two for a 5-4 win. The Spirits are now 1-8 this season overall and 1-6 in the GSAC.

April 13, 2013

andreaakersColumbia, SC-The Salem College tennis team traveled to South Carolina and split two Great South matches with Wesleyan. In two very evenly played games, Salem lost game one 4-5, but came back in game two for a 5-4 win. The Spirits are now 1-8 overall this season and 1-6 in the GSAC.

Andrea Akers (Pinnacle, NC) won all four matches she played at #1 singles and #1 doubles. Angela Reavis (Boonville, NC) also won all four matches she played in at #2 doubles and #1 doubles. In the 1st match, Ayla Pruitt (Wilkesboro, NC) and Samantha Story (Burlington, NC) won # 2 doubles. In the 2nd match, Kenna Amos and Zoe Fawcett won 8-4 at #3 doubles, which was the difference in the match.

Match 1:

1. Andrea Akers (SAL) def. Katie McIntosh (WC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Angela Reavis (SAL) def. Joanna Esposita (WC) 6-3, 6-2
3. Lauren Mitchell (WC) def. Samantha Story (SAL) 6-2, 7-5
4. Anastasia Kozhakova (WC) def. Ayla Pruitt (SAL) 6-3, 6-1
5. Ashley Jackson (WC) def. Z. Fawcett (SAL) 7-6, 6-2
6. Fangjie Wu (WC) def. K. Amos (SAL) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
1. Andrea Akers/Angela Reavis (SAL) def. Katie McIntosh/Joanna Esposita (WC) 8-0
2. Samantha Story/Ayla Pruitt (SAL) def. Lauren Mitchell/Anastasia Kozhakova (WC) 8-0
3. Ashley Jackson/Fangjie Wu (WC) def. Z. Fawcett/S. Shiekh (SAL) 8-2

Match 2:
1. Andrea Akers (SAL) def. Katie McIntosh (WC) 8-0
2. Angela Reavis (SAL) def. Joanna Esposita (WC) 8-4
3. Lauren Mitchell (WC) def. Samantha Story (SAL) 9-7
4. Anastasia Kozhakova (WC) def. Ayla Pruitt (SAL) 8-1
5. Ashley Jackson (WC) def. Z. Fawcett (SAL) 9-7
6. Fangjie Wu (WC) def. S. Shiekh (SAL) 8-3

1. Andrea Akers/Angela Reavis (SAL) def. Katie McIntosh/Joanna Esposita (WC) 8-2
2. Samantha Story/Ayla Pruitt (SAL) def. Lauren Mitchell/Anastasia Kozhakova (WC) 8-6
3. Z. Fawcett/K. Amos (SAL) def. Ashley Jackson/Fangjie Wu (WC) 8-4
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