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Emory & Henry Women's Tennis Shuts Out Guilford, 7-0, Saturday Afternoon

Pollard and Johnston
-photo courtesy of Kylie Lang

BRISTOL, Tenn. - The Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis Team (10-4, 3-4 ODAC) earned its first 10-win season since 2015-16 with a 7-0 victory over Guilford College (2-14, 0-11 ODAC) Saturday afternoon.

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 7, Guilford 0
LOCATION - Bristol, Tennessee
VENUE - Bristol Racquet Club & Fitness Center
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (10-4, 3-4 ODAC); Guilford (2-14, 0-11 ODAC)

How It Happened
Emory & Henry got out to a 3-0 lead after doubles play. Senior Vanna Summers (Bluff City, Tenn.) and freshman Logan Graham (Radford, Va.) picked up an 8-0 win at No. 2 while senior Tessa Johnston (High Point, N.C.) and freshman Cailie Pollard (Rural Retreat, Va.) won by the same score at the third flight.

Summers, Graham and senior Bri Pierce (Purlear, N.C.) picked up singles wins in straight sets at the third through fifth spots, respectively, to seal the match. Senior Katie Meade (Coeburn, Va.) grabbed an 8-4 win in a pro-set at No. 1.

The Results

  Singles   Emory & Henry   Guilford   Result
  No. 1   Katie Meade   Makayla McLaurin   E&H - 8-4
  No. 2   Kaitlyn Sheaves   Delaney Taylor   no result
  No. 3   Vanna Summers   Olivia La Ganza   E&H - 6-0, 6-2
  No. 4   Logan Graham   Megan Kimpel   E&H - 6-0, 6-0
  No. 5
  Bri Pierce   Alex Giddens   E&H - 6-0, 6-0
  No. 6
  Cailie Pollard   Dakota McLean   no result
  No. 1   Meade/Sheaves   McLaurin/Taylor   E&H - 8-6
  No. 2   Summers/Graham   La Ganza/Giddens   E&H - 8-0
  No. 3   Tessa Johnston/Pollard   Mackenzie Calton/Kimpel   E&H - 8-0
      Final Score   Emory & Henry
          Guilford   0

Up Next
Emory & Henry will play host to Sweet Briar College on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Due to the forecast of thunderstorms, the match will be played at the Bristol Racquet Club & Fitness Center in Bristol, Tennessee.