Tennis Celebrates Senior Day with Win Over Hollins

Tennis Celebrates Senior Day with Win Over Hollins

SWEET BRIAR, Va. --- Sweet Briar played the first of two matches in as many days on Monday afternoon as the string of six matches in 10 days continues for the Vixens. It was senior day and SBC's lone senior, Glory Bowman (Roanoke, Va. / Patrick Henry), was honored before the match. The Vixens celebrated Bowman in style by earning the 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory.

In doubles, the Vixens earned all three points. The pairing of Caitlin Delmas (Asheville, N.C. / K-12 International Academy) and Bowman played a tightly contested match and won 8-6.  In singles competition, SBC earned six points.  Bowman improved her record to 6-6 on the season with a straight sets victory, winning 6-3, 6-0. 

Sweet Briar hosts Randolph-Macon on Tuesday, April 8.  The  ODAC match is set for a 4 p.m. start.

Today also marks the beginning the NCAA sponsored Division III Week.  Through the next seven days, SBC along with DIII colleges and universities across the country are celebrating the student-athlete experience.  Learn more about Why D3 here.



SBC Tennis
Hollins University vs Sweet Briar College (Apr 07, 2014)

Sweet Briar College 9, Hollins University 0
Apr 07, 2014 at 


Singles competition
1. Caitlin Delmas (SBC) def. Victoria Coffee (HU) 7-5, 6-1
2. Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Tiffany Hodges (HU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Gina Rutledge (SBC) def. Madeline Perry (HU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Allie Raifsnider (SBC) def. Ashley Gao (HU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Ashley Fletcher (SBC) def. A. Shazadi (HU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Georgia Kirkland (SBC) def. Htet Myat San (HU) 6-2, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Caitlin Delmas/Glory Bowman (SBC) def. Victoria Coffee/Tiffany Hodges (HU) 8-6
2. Ashley Fletcher/Gina Rutledge (SBC) def. Madeline Perry/Ashley Gao (HU) 8-1
3. Allie Raifsnider/Megan Johnston (SBC) def. A. Shazadi/Htet Myat San (HU) 8-4


Match Notes
Hollins University 0-9
Sweet Briar College 5-9
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (2,1,3,4,5,6)
Due to inclement weather, match played in Upchurch Field House


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