ROANOKE, Va. — The Sweet Briar tennis team battled to three singles victories on Tuesday afternoon, but host Hollins escaped with a narrow 5-4 victory at the Batten Tennis Center.
Wandling picked up her second win of the day at No. 1 singles, cruising to a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Kateri Johnson. Wandling's victory was her 12th of the season and her sixth-straight victory for the Vixens.
Losses for Sweet Briar at No. 2, No. 3 and No.5 singles allowed Hollins to clinch victory from Sweet Briar, but the Vixens snagged two additional wins before the day was over.
At No. 6 singles, sophomore Julia Bell (Dallas, Texas) toppled Anna Holland 6-2, 6-4 for her second win of the year.
No. 4 singles saw sophomore Ruth Lechner (Baltimore, Md.) close out the matchwitha 6-2, 6-2 victoryover Elizabeth Eubank. Lechner's victory was her third of the season and second ODAC victory.
Sweet Briar concludes the 2018-19 season on Saturday, with a 10 a.m. visit to Virginia Wesleyan.