March 31, 2012

Bulldogs best Bobcats, 7-2

Box score

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Barton College women's tennis team swept doubles play and took four of six singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas action on Saturday afternoon.

Barton's (8-7, 4-3 CC) duo of Mika Deane and Lindsey Frederick opened the day with an 8-3 win over Lees-McRae's (1-11, 1-7 CC) tandem of Lyndsay Peagram (Greensboro, N.C.) and Samantha Wohlers (Windsor, Ontario, Canada), before Alicia Lasry and Caroline Fischer defeated Kelsey Hiatt (Mt. Airy, N.C.) and Raven Harris (St. Pauls, N.C.), 8-5. Barton was awarded the third doubles flight by default.

Deane kicked off singles action with a 6-2, 6-4 win against Peagram, as Wohlers countered with a hard-fought 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 win over Lasry in the second flight. Kristy Lievense defeated Hiatt, 6-4, 6-1 in the third flight, before Harris won 6-0, 6-3 against Taylor Futrell at No. 4 singles. Barton was awarded the fifth and sixth flights by default.

Lees-McRae returns to the courts on Tuesday when the Bobcats host Carson-Newman College at 2 p.m.

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