Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis falls on the road to Belmont Abbey, 8-1

Women’s Tennis falls on the road to Belmont Abbey, 8-1

Photo Courtesy of Deana Acklin

BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's tennis team fell on the road at Belmont Abbey Saturday afternoon by a score of 8-1. The loss moves Lees-McRae's record to 4-3 overall and 1-3 in Conference Carolinas action.

Freshman Sandy Allen picked up the lone victory for the Bobcats in the contest. Allen's three set win over BAC's Teagan McNamara boosts her singles record to 5-2 on the season, including a 3-1 mark in league matches. Additionally, Jaden Acklin also pushed her singles match to three sets before falling in the third, 10-5.  

A complete list of Saturday's tilts can be found below.

Singles competition

1. Sandy Allen (LMC-W) def. Teagan McNamara (BAC-W) 1-6, 7-6, 10-8

2. Riley Ellingson (BAC-W) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) 6-1, 6-2

3. Darian DeFrench (BAC-W) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC-W) 6-4, 4-6, 10-5

4. Morgan Nguyen (BAC-W) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC-W) 6-1, 6-1

5. Alex Weber (BAC-W) def. Dakota Tittle (LMC-W) 6-1, 6-0

6. Erika Noblett (BAC-W) def. Emily Harrison (LMC-W) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Riley Ellingson/Teagan McNamara (BAC-W) def. Sandy Allen/Mackenzie Langmade (LMC-W) 8-5

2. Darian DeFrench/Erica Dorn (BAC-W) def. Jaden Acklin/Rebecca Pierce (LMC-W) 8-0

3. Erika Noblett/Morgan Zahnd (BAC-W) def. Emily Harrison/Dakota Tittle (LMC-W) 8-1

Lees-McRae will return to action Wednesday when it takes on UVa-Wise in a non-conference match in Bristol, Tennessee. First serve against the Cavaliers is set for 6 p.m.  

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