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Emory & Henry Women's Tennis Falls To Regionally-Ranked Randolph-Macon, Sunday Afternoon

Emory & Henry Women's Tennis Falls To Regionally-Ranked Randolph-Macon, Sunday Afternoon

Emory, Va. - The Emory & Henry women's tennis teams took an ODAC loss on Sunday afternoon at the hands of Randolph-Macon College. The team (7-5, 4-3 ODAC) faced off against the 14th-ranked squad in the Atlantic South Region in the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon (11-0, 6-0 ODAC), and fell 6-3. 

Sveva Mazzari (San Remo, ITALY) continues to be a bright spot for the women's tennis team.  Mazzari, who has now won 12 straight singles matches, defeated her opponent 6-0, 6-2.  In addition to winning her singles match, she and Savanna Summers (Bluff City, Tn.) improved their doubles record to 8-1 on the year, after defeating their counterpart, 8-6.  Lauren Riner (Coeburn, Va.) and Kaitlyn Sheaves (Staunton, Va.) lost a close one at two, 8-4.  Ana-Belen Gomez (Irving, Texas) and Katie Meade (Coeburn, Va.) did not fare much better, losing at three doubles, 8-2.

At two singles, Riner was only able to win one game, losing 6-0, 6-1.  Summers fell by the same score at three singles.  Gomez was shut out at four singles, 6-0, 6-0.  The Yellow Jackets earned their final victory at five singles as Sheaves lost, 6-1, 6-0.  Meade continues to be a stand out for the Wasps tennis team.  The freshman her match at six singles, 6-2, 6-4.  Meade has now won eight straight singles matches, bringing her record to 9-2 on the season.

The Wasps' next match is scheduled for Saturday, April 17 at Ferrum.  The non-conference matchup is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m.

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-photo courtesy of Caleb Johnston, E&H '15