SBC Tennis Sends Off Winning Seniors

SBC Tennis Sends Off Winning Seniors

Vixens Honor Four Seniors in Final Match


SWEET BRIAR, Va. --- In the last home contest of the spring 2013 season, Vixen Tennis topped the visiting Lynchburg College Hornets.   Each of Sweet Briar's four seniors contributed a point in the 7-2 victory.


Senior Sarah Manter (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) and doubles partner Emma Merritt-Cuneo (Pacifica, Calif./Oceana) picked up the first win  (8-3) on court No. 2.  while seniors Nicole Lee (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Christian) and Lauren Morgan (Lexington, S.C.) were credited with the win on court No. 3. 


On the singles side, Vixen senior Yulia Rigg (Sweet Briar, Va./Amherst) picked up her final home win with a 6-1, 6-2 result on court No. 5.  Teammates Glory Bowman (Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry), Mary Elise Dugan (Alexandria, Va./Chatham Hall), and Merritt-Cuneo also earned singles points for the Vixen side.   SBC's Lee was credited with the win on court No. 6.


With the win, the Vixen Tennis team record improves to 6-11 overall and 3-8 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.


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SBC Tennis
Lynchburg College vs Sweet Briar College (Apr 12, 2013)

Sweet Briar College 7, Lynchburg College 2
Apr 12, 2013 at Sweet Briar College 


Singles competition
1. Melissa Drinkard (LCW) def. Sarah Manter (SBC) 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-3)
2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Betsy Stipa (LCW) 6-4, 6-2
3. Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) def. Madison Dixon (LCW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Ari Peikin (LCW) 6-0, 6-3
5. Yuliya Rigg (SBC) def. Catherine So (LCW) 6-1, 6-2
6. Nicole Lee (SBC) def. No Player (LCW), by default


Doubles competition
1. Melissa Drinkard/Betsy Stipa (LCW) def. Glory Bowman/Mary Elise Dugan (SBC) 8-5
2. Sarah Manter/Emma Merritt-Cuneo (SBC) def. Madison Dixon/Ari Peikin (LCW) 8-3
3. Nicole Lee/Lauren Morgan (SBC) def. No Player/No Player (LCW), by default


Match Notes
Lynchburg College 1-9 (0-7)
Sweet Briar College 6-11 (3-8)
warm, breezy, partly cloudy
T-3:15 A-17
Rally Points:  Week 8
April 7, 2013 Rally Points: Week 8
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
March 5, 2013 Tennis Schedule Changes
Match to Decision
March 1, 2013 Match to Decision
Sweet Briar Splits Double Dip
February 24, 2013 Sweet Briar Splits Double Dip
Vixen Tennis Earns Road Win
February 24, 2013 Vixen Tennis Earns Road Win
Rally Points:  Week 1
February 15, 2013 Rally Points: Week 1
Fall Tennis Underway
September 19, 2012 Fall Tennis Underway