JACKSON, Miss. – The Spring Hill College women's tennis team lost a Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) match to the Belhaven University Lady Blazers in an 8-1 outcome at the Belhaven University Lady Blazers on Friday afternoon.
The Badgers trailed the Lady Blazers (11-5, 5-1 SSAC) by a 3-0 tally after doubles play and then also five of the six singles matches with the lone exception coming at the No. 1 court where junior Elise Michaelis won in a 6-2, 6-3 score.
1. Elise Michaelis (SHC) def. Stephanie Smith (BU); 6-2, 6-3
2. Ainsley Wright (BU) def. Kate Sotolongo (SHC); 8-3
3. Katherine Campbell (BU) def. Chandler Burkenstock (SHC); 6-1, 6-4
4. Rachel Jefcoat (BU) def. Megan Gietl (SHC); 6-0, 6-1
5. Mary Lichlyter (BU) def. Allison Gmelich (SHC); 8-0
6. Elizabeth Chrestman (BU) def. Michelle Gad (SHC); 8-0
1. Chrestman/Smith (BU) def. Michaelis/Sotolongo (SHC); 8-4
2. Wright/Campbell (BU) def. Burkenstock/Gietl (SHC); 8-1
3. Lichlyter/Jefcoat (BU) def. Gmelich/Gad (SHC); 8-0
Spring Hill (6-12, 2-9 SSAC) will next play non-conference rival Tougaloo College at 9 a.m. on Saturday at 9 a.m. in Clinton, Miss.