Women's Tennis

Falcons edge Bobcats Monday, 5-4

Falcons edge Bobcats Monday, 5-4

Photo Courtesy of Barton Sports Information 

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's tennis team nearly finished off its 2016-17 season with a victory over Conference Carolinas rival Pfeiffer Monday afternoon but the Falcons edged the Bobcats, 5-4. The loss closes out Lees-McRae's record at 4-13 overall and 1-10 in league play.  

All of the LMC's wins Monday came towards the end of its lineup. In doubles, Amanda Chapman and Dakota Tittle teamed up to win in the No. 3 doubles spot for the first time this season. Chapman and Title were not done, however, as both players notched wins in singles action as well. Rebecca Pierce also picked up her first conference win of the season Monday from the No. 4 position.

The rest of Monday's results can be found below.

Singles competition

1. Olivia Nelms (PFEIFFER) def. Caroline Green (LMC) 8-1

2. Mylene Petitpas (PFEIFFER) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) 8-2

3. Meggan Amour (PFEIFFER) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC) 8-3

4. Rebecca Pierce (LMC) def. Brittany Blackburn (PFEIFFER) 8-2

5. Dakota Tittle (LMC) def. Madison Furr (PFEIFFER) 8-2

6. Amanda Chapman (LMC) def. Madison Hatley (PFEIFFER) 8-0

 

Doubles competition

1. Mylene Petitpas/Meggan Amour (PFEIFFER) def. Mackenzie Langmade/Caroline Green (LMC) 6-1

2. Olivia Nelms/Madison Hatley (PFEIFFER) def. Jaden Acklin/Rebecca Pierce (LMC) 6-2

3. Amanda Chapman/Dakota Tittle (LMC) def. Madison Furr/Brittany Blackburn (PFEIFFER) 6-1

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