Women's Tennis Takes Down Lynchburg 8-1
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Bridgewater College's (6-5, 4-2 ODAC) women's tennis team stormed out to a 3-0 lead after doubles play and cruised in singles action en route to an 8-1 defeat of the Lynchburg Hornets in ODAC tennis action at Lynchburg.
At number one doubles, the tandem of Olivia Stone and Morgan McGhee took home an 8-3 victory over Krysten Bishop and Clare Wallendjack.
Sophomores Ally McConaughy and Emily Schweitzer were 8-6 winners in the tightest doubles match of the day before Megan Mathias and Miranda Donovan rounded out doubles play with an 8-0 win.
In singles play, Mathias picked up her team co-leading seventh win of the year with a 6-1, 6-3 win at number one.
Bridgewater dropped its lone match of the day at number two when Olivia Stone fell by a 6-3, 6-2 tally.
McGhee, McConaughy, Schweitzer and Amanda Gorby rounded out singles play for the Eagles a win each.
McGhee was a 6-1, 6-2 straight sets winner at number three, while McConaughy was a 6-2, 6-2 victor at number four.
Gorby didn't drop a game at number five en route to a 6-0, 6-0 win. The win for Gorby matched her up with Mathias for the most wins on the season for an Eagles women's tennis player with 7.
Schweitzer rounded things out with a 6-0, 6-2 win at number six.
Bridgewater is back in action on Wednesday, April 7 when the team hosts Roanoke.