BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – On Sunday morning, the Spring Hill College women's tennis took a close 5-4 non-conference road victory over Birmingham-Southern College.
The Badgers (2-0) took two the doubles matches 2-1 highlighted by a tough 9-7 victory on the Number 1 Court by the team of juniors Shelby Fritscher of Covington, La., and Tara Montegut of League City, Texas.
In singles play, Spring Hill secured the victory with wins on the Number 1, 3 and 4 Courts despite losses at Number 2, 5 and 6.
1. Fritscher/Montegut (SHC) def. Moore/Holst (BSCC); 9-7
2. Lamere/Punturo(BSC) def. Hedrick/Michaelis (SHC); 8-4
3. Ruth Bourque / Leeds (SHC) def. Gartman/Brooks (BSC); 8-4
1. Shelby Fritscher (SHC) def. Moya Moore (BSC); 6-1, 6-3
2. Raeann Lamere (BSC) def. McCall Hedrick (SHC); 6-0, 7-5
3. Tara Montegut (SHC) def. Emily Holst (BSC); 6-3, 6-0
4. Elise Michaelis (SHC) def. Terria Punturo (BSC); 6-1, 6-3
5. Hilary Brooks (BSC) def. Maggie Leeds (SHC); 6-3, 6-4
6. Payton Gartman (BSC) def. Megan Gietl (SHC); 6-1, 6-1
Spring Hill will next face Emmanuel College at the University of Mobile's Tennis Center on Saturday at 2 p.m.