The Spring Hill College women's tennis team (7-4, 3-3 GCAC) defeated conference foe Belhaven College (2-6, 1-6 GCAC) on Monday afternoon by a score of 7-2. The Lady Badgers held a 2-1 lead following doubles play and then won on five of the six singles courts.
Spring Hill's Abbey Angelle and Paige Malone were bested on the No. 1 court 8-4 by the Lady Crusaders' Kirby Smith and Neely Johnson, but Lynne Fritscher and Alex Tovar defeated Lindsey Berg and Julia Watkins 8-1 at No. 2. Michelle Brochu and Gina Pambianchi won by default at No. 3.
The Lady Badgers continued to roll in the singles action sweeping all but the No. 1 match where Smith topped Thames 6-0, 6-0.
The Spring Hill women next host Tougaloo College at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center on Saturday at 2 p.m.
1. Kirby Smith (BC) def. Catherine Thames (SHC); 6-0, 6-0
2. Allison Symulevich (SHC) def. Neely Johnson (BC); 6-2, 6-0
3. Paige Malone (SHC) def. Julia Watkins (BC); 6-1, 6-0
4. Abbey Angelle (SHC) def. Beth Gunn (BC); 6-0, 6-0
5. Lynne Fritscher (SHC) def. Lindsey Berg (BC); 8-1
6. Gina Pambianchi (SHC) def. S.G. Peaster (BC); default
1. Smith and Johnson (BC) def. Malone and Angelle (SHC); 8-4
2. Fritscher and Alex Tovar (SHC) def. Berg and Watkins (BC); 8-1
3. Brochu and Pambianchi (SHC) def. Peaster and Gunn (BC); default