HATTIESBURG, Miss. – On Thursday afternoon, the Spring Hill College women's tennis team lost an 8-1 conference outcome at 9th-ranked William Carey University.
Spring Hill trailed 2-1 after doubles play, but did mange to pull off the upset on the No. 1 court where Shelby Fritscher and Tara Montegut took down Carda Orna and Joyce Oliveira in an 8-4 score. Carey won all six singles courts for the 8-1 victory.
1. Fritscher/Montegut (SHC) def. Orna/Oliveira (WCU); 8-4
2. Sprud/Vezeu (WCU) def. Hedrick/Michaelis (SHC); 8-0
3. Pesic/Collin (WCU) def. Castello/Ruth Bourque (SHC); 8-1
1. Carda Orna (WCU) def. Shelby Fritscher (SHC); 6-2, 6-1
2. Marja Vezeu (WCU) def. McCall Hedrick (SHC); 6-1, 6-0
3. Sarah Sprud (WCU) def. Tara Montegut (SHC); 6-1, 6-0
4. Petra Pesic (WCU) def. Elise Michaelis (SHC); 6-3, 6-2
5. Malih Collin (WCU) def. Monica Castello (SHC); 6-1, 6-0
6. Joyce Oliveira (WCU) def. Maggie Leeds (SHC); 6-2, retired
Spring Hill (7-2, 2-2 SSAC West) will next play at non-conference opponent Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., on Friday at 4:30 p.m.