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Tennis wins third straight

March 20, 2014

andreaakersWinston-Salem, NC-The Salem College tennis team continued their hot play with their third straight win. They easily defeated Greensboro College 7-2 at home. Andrea Akers (Pinnacle, NC) swept number one singles and number one doubles for the second straight match. Salem improves to 3-2. 

Head Coach Kevin Fleck said, "I am proud of the way our team competed and endured different obstacles today. #1 and #2 doubles started and finished very strong. #3 doubles got off to a slow start, but finished playing well and came up just short."

"Our singles continues to be strong and is still improving," said Coach Fleck. "I am very pleased with the effort and progress each player has made week to week.  We have one tough group of ladies for Salem College Tennis. We are eagerly looking forward to tomorrow's match against NC A&T!"

The Spirits will host North Carolina A&T today at 3:00.

Salem 7 - Greensboro 2

Doubles
#1 - Salem Andrea Akers and Ayla Pruitt 8 - Greensboro Maggie Dubey and Molly O'keeffe 1
#2 - Salem Ashley Koehler and Angela Reavis 8 -Greensboro Lauren Fisher and Ashley Spivey 0
#3 - Salem Sabrina Sheikh and Samantha Story 6-Greensboro Paige Brown and Kathryn Roper 8
 
Singles
#1 - Salem Andrea Akers wins 7-5, 6-2 vs Greensboro Paige Brown
#2 - Salem Ashley Koehler wins 6-1, 6-3 vs Greensboro Lauren Fisher
#3 - Salem Angela Reavis wins 6-0, 6-1 vs Greensboro Maggie Dubey
#4 - Salem Ayla Pruitt wins 6-7(6), 1-1 (retire) vs Greensboro Molly O'keeffe
#5 - Salem Samantha Story loses 1-6, 3-6 vs Greensboro Ashley Spivey
#6 - Salem Sabrina Sheikh wins 6-1, 6-0 vs Greensboro Kathryn Roper
 
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