Tabor and Waddell clinch victory against Point University

Josie Waddell won a three-set match at No. 2 singles to help Huntingdon clinch a 5-4 win over Point University on Thursday.
Josie Waddell won a three-set match at No. 2 singles to help Huntingdon clinch a 5-4 win over Point University on Thursday.

VALLEY, Ala. – Juniors Heather Tabor and Josie Waddell won the final two matches of the day to help the Huntingdon women's tennis team get by Point University 5-4 on Thursday.

The NAIA Skyhawks took a 4-3 lead with Tabor and Waddell still on the court. Tabor's 7-5, 6-3 win at No. 4 singles tied the team score and Waddell's 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles clinched the win for Huntingdon.

Huntingdon took an early 2-1 lead with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. The No. 1 team of Waddell-Zoya Robinson won 8-4 and the No. 2 team of Tabor-Caroline McBroom won 9-7.

In singles, Point won three of the first four matches to take the lead. In addition to Tabor and Waddell, Robinson (No. 3) won Huntingdon's other singles match.

 

Records: Huntingdon (7-1); Point (5-6)

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Wesleyan on Saturday at 11 a.m.

 

Match Results

Point University

Singles

No. 1: Sofia Villalobos (PU) def. Kacy Howard (HC) 6-0, 6-0  

No. 2 Josie Waddell (HC) def. Esther de Miguel (PU) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

No. 3: Zoya Robinson (HC) def. Luz Padilla (PU) 6-4, 4-0 retired

No. 4: Heather Tabor (HC) def. Katie Larck (PU) 7-5, 6-3

No. 5: Maddi Marler (PU) def. Caroline McBroom (HC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 6: Eman Cohen (PU) def. Kacey Stephens (HC) 6-3, 6-3

 

Doubles

No. 1: Waddell-Robinson (HC) def. Villalobos-Marler (PU)  8-4

No. 2: Tabor-McBroom (HC) def. de Miguel-Larck (PU) 9-7

No. 3: Padilla-Marina Belloni (PU) def. Howard-Clayton Waring (HC) 8-6