Women?s Tennis Falls at Samford
The win snapped a two-match win streak the Eagles were riding entering the match.
Samford opened play with a sweep of the doubles matches. The Bulldogs dropped only four games en route to seizing the doubles point.
Lindsey Mallory and Taylor Morgan defeated Ashley Hungerford (Clearwater, Fla.) and Melanie Rolle (Gainesville, Fla.) at the top seed, 8-1, while Rebecca Kirven and Andrie Meiring edged Ali Beavers (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Allison Beeler (Alpharetta, Ga.), 8-3, at the two seed. Samford completed the sweep with an 8-0 decision over Kristi Kegerreis (Fairfax, Va.) and Christine Caforio (Acworth, Ga.) at the three seed.
The Bulldogs cruised in singles action to secure the conference win and rode an early momentum after taking first sets on all courts. Samford completed the singles sweep, winning on all six courts in straight sets.
Georgia Southern will return to play at Chattanooga on Sunday, April 11. First serve is slated for 12 p.m.
Samford 7, Georgia Southern 0
1. Lindsey Mallory/Taylor Morgan (SAM) d. Ashley Hungerford/Melanie Rolle (GSU) 8-1
2. Rebecca Kirven/Andrie Meiring (SAM) d. Ali Beavers/Allison Beeler (GSU) 8-3
3. Stephanie Parkison/Madelie van Rensburg (SAM) d. Kristi Kegerreis/Christine Caforio (GSU) 8-0
1. Taylor Morgan (SAM) d. Ali Beavers (GSU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Andrie Meiring (SAM) d. Melanie Rolle (GSU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Madelie van Rensburg (SAM) d. Natalie Maffett (GSU) 6-0, 6-3
4. Stephanie Parkison (SAM) d. Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) 6-2, 6-4
5. Rebecca Kirven (SAM) d. Ashley Hungerford (GSU) 7-5, 6-3
6. Lindsey Mallory (SAM) d. Jessica Fuller (GSU) 6-0, 6-1
- Category: Women's Tennis
- Published on Saturday, 10 April 2010 22:50