April 27, 2013

Lady Hawks advance to GSAC tennis finals for 7th straight season

CLEMMONS, N.C. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team breezed through the Great South Athletic Conference tournament semifinals on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Salem.

The Lady Hawks (18-3) won all three doubles matches and won two singles matches to end the match. In tournament play, once a team reaches five points, the remaining matches end unfinished.

Huntingdon will play Agnes Scott in the tournament championship on Sunday at 11 a.m. Central. Agnes Scott advanced with a 5-2 win over Spelman.

This is the seventh straight season Huntingdon has reached the tournament championship match and the sixth straight season Huntingdon and Agnes Scott have played in the finals. The Lady Hawks won the GSAC title in 2007 and 2008. Agnes Scott has won the last four GSAC tournament titles. Huntingdon won the first two meetings with the Scotties this season.

On Saturday, Huntingdon took a 3-0 lead after the teams of Britni Thibodeau-Hannah Still (No. 1), Katie Scott-Micaela White (No. 2) and Taylor Clark-Rory Wilson (No. 3) each won their doubles matches 8-0. The Lady Hawks finished the match with a pair of 6-0, 6-0 wins at No. 1 singles (Clark) and No. 4 singles (White).

 

vs. Salem (GSAC semifinals)

Match results

Singles

No. 1: Taylor Clark (HC) def. Angela Reavis (SC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Britni Thibodeau (HC) vs. Samantha Story (SC), DNF

No. 3: Katie Scott (HC) vs. Ayla Pruitt (SC), DNF

No. 4: Micaela White (HC) def. K. Amos (SC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 5: Rory Wilson (HC) vs. S. Shiekh (SC), DNF

No. 6: Farrah Mahan (HC) vs. Greenworld (SC) DNF        

 

Doubles

No. 1: Hannah Still-Thibodeau (HC) def. Reavis-Greenworld (SC) 8-0

No. 2: Scott-White (HC) def. Story-Pruitt (SC) 8-0

No. 2: Clark-Wilson (HC) def. Shiekh-Amos (SC) 8-0          

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