Women's Tennis

Erskine downs Lees-McRae 8-1 Tuesday

Erskine downs Lees-McRae 8-1 Tuesday

Photo Courtesy of Sammy Croft

DUE WEST, S.C. – Erskine College handed the Lees-McRae College women's tennis its ninth straight loss Tuesday afternoon in Due West, S.C. as it defeated the Bobcats by a score of 8-1. The loss moves LMC's record to 3-10 overall and 0-7 in conference matches.

Senior Amanda Chapman picked up Lees-McRae's lone win on the afternoon as she defeated Erskine's Anna Smith in straight sets by identical 6-3 scores. With the win, Chapman now leads the team with four singles victories on the season.

The rest of the results from Tuesday's match can be found below.

Singles competition

1. Mikaela Bennett (ERWT17) def. Caroline Green (LMC) 6-1, 5-7, 1-0

2. Marie Berghaus (ERWT17) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) 6-3, 6-3

3. Rachel Berkey (ERWT17) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC) 6-0, 6-0

4. Katie Loudermilk (ERWT17) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC) 6-1, 6-2

5. Rebecca Weaver (ERWT17) def. Dakota Tittle (LMC) 6-0, 6-2

6. Amanda Chapman (LMC) def. Anna Smith (ERWT17) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Mikaela Bennett/Marie Berghaus (ERWT17) def. Caroline Green/Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) 8-6

2. Rachel Berkey/Rebecca Weaver (ERWT17) def. Jaden Acklin/Rebecca Pierce (LMC) 8-3

3. Katie Loudermilk/Anna Smith (ERWT17) def. Amanda Chapman/Dakota Tittle (LMC) 8-6

The Bobcats will return to action Friday when they host Limestone in Banner Elk. The match is scheduled to get underway at 2:30 p.m.

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