Salve Slips Past Sweet Tennis

Salve Slips Past Sweet Tennis

Hilton Head Island, S.C. --- Sweet Briar College opened spring break competition at the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Spring TennisFest with a match against Salve Regina (Newport, R.I.) on Monday, March 11.


SBC nearly collected a point on court three doubles, but entered singles competition down 3-0 against the Seahawks.  Sarah Manter (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) led the comeback on court one when she picked up a win over Salve's Ana Gwozdz  (Taunton, Mass. / Taunton) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (12-10).  Glory Bowman (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry)  then knocked off Elizabeth Liguori (Westerly, R.I./Westerly) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-1) to pull the Vixen side with in a point (3-2). 


SBC picked up wins on courts five and six from Rachel Byrd (Hartfield, Va/Mathews) and Yuliya Rigg (Sweet Briar, Va./Amherst) respectively, but the total was not enough as SRU slipped past Sweet Briar 5-4.


Vixen Tennis returns to PTR Spring TennisFest action on Thursday, March 14 when the team plays Olivet College (Olivet, Mich.)

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Salve Regina 5, Sweet Briar 4
03/11/13 at Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Carolina Place in Sea Pines) 


Singles competition
1. Sarah Manter (SBC) def. Ana Gwozdz (SRU) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (12-10)
2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Elizabeth Liguori (SRU) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-1)
3. Elizabeth DiFilippo (SRU) def. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 6-4, 6-3
4. Shannon O'Brien (SRU) def. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
5. Rachel Byrd (SBC) def. Meg Olson (SRU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) def. Anastasia Lara (SRU) 7-6 (7-0), 6-1



Doubles competition
1. Elizabeth DiFilippo/Meg Olson (SRU) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-6
2. Ana Gwozdz/Elizabeth Liguori (SRU) def. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) 8-1
3. Anastasia Lara/Shannon O'Brien (SRU) def. Rachel Byrd/Allie Raifsnider (SBC) 9-7



Match Notes
Sweet Briar 1-5
Salve Regina 5-8
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (1,3,2,4,5,6)
T-5:02 A-28
Rally Points:  Week 8
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Rally Points:  Week 7
April 3, 2013 Rally Points: Week 7
Rally Points:  Week 6
March 27, 2013 Rally Points: Week 6
Rally Points:  Week 5
March 19, 2013 Rally Points: Week 5
Rally Points:  Week 4
March 14, 2013 Rally Points: Week 4
Rally Points:  Week 3
March 6, 2013 Rally Points: Week 3
Tennis Schedule Changes
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Match to Decision
March 1, 2013 Match to Decision
Sweet Briar Splits Double Dip
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Rally Points:  Week 1
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Fall Tennis Underway
September 19, 2012 Fall Tennis Underway