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Emory & Henry Women's Tennis Blanks Mary Baldwin, 9-0, Friday Afternoon

Logan Graham follows through after a backhand.
-photo courtesy of Kylie Lang

BRISTOL, Tenn. - The Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis Team (12-5, 4-5 ODAC) continued its success with a 9-0 non-conference win over Mary Baldwin University (0-15) Friday afternoon. With their 12th win of the year, the Wasps set a new record for wins in the "dual-meet championship" era of the program (since 2006-07).

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 9, Mary Baldwin 0
LOCATION - Bristol, Tennessee
VENUE - Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (12-5, 4-5 ODAC); Mary Baldwin (0-15, 0-7 USA South)

How It Happened
The Wasps started the match with a 2-0 lead due to Mary Baldwin only having five active players. E&H completed the sweep in doubles with a pair of 8-0 wins at No. 1 and No. 2.

Senior Katie Meade (Coeburn, Va.) won 6-1, 6-0 at the top singles flight while senior Kaitlyn Sheaves (Staunton, Va.) earned a 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 2. Senior Vanna Summers (Bluff City, Tenn.), freshman Logan Graham (Radford, Va.) and senior Tessa Johnston (High Point, N.C.) each tallied 6-0, 6-0 wins at No. 3-No. 5 singles, respectively.

Johnston and freshman Cailie Pollard (Rural Retreat, Va.) won an exhibition match 8-4 in doubles while senior Bri Pierce (Purlear, N.C.) claimed an 8-6 "pro-set" win in singles exhibition.

The Results

  Singles   Emory & Henry   Mary Baldwin
  No. 1   Katie Meade   Esperanza Cadena   E&H - 6-1, 6-0
  No. 2   Kaitlyn Sheaves   Brenda Korlison   E&H - 6-2, 6-0
  No. 3   Vanna Summers   Olivia Anderson   E&H - 6-0, 6-0
  No. 4   Logan Graham   Alexis Gonzales   E&H - 6-0, 6-0
  No. 5
  Tessa Johnston   Donetta Thomas   E&H - 6-0, 6-0
  No. 6
  Bri Pierce   No Player   E&H - default
  No. 1   Meade/Sheaves   Cadena/Korlison   E&H - 8-0
  No. 2   Summers/Graham   Anderson/Gonzales   E&H - 8-0
  No. 3   Johnston/Cailie Pollard   No Player/No Player   E&H - default
      Final Score   Emory & Henry
          Mary Baldwin   0

Up Next
Emory & Henry will play its final home match of the year on Saturday when it hosts Ferrum College in doubleheader with the Wasp men at 1:00 p.m. The match contest will serve as Senior Day for the Wasps and will be played at Bristol Racquet & Fitness Center.