Meredith
 

Tennis Upends Hollins 7-2

Raleigh, N.C. - The Meredith tennis team won their home opener on Saturday as they defeated Hollins University 7-2. The Avenging Angels have a 2-0 start on the season and avenge their 6-3 loss to Hollins last year.

Meredith took the 2-1 lead after doubles play. The #1 duo of Puja Patel and Mollie Musgrave took theiir match 5-2 after the Hollins pairing retired. Meredith's other win in doubles was at #3 as Ashley Pearsall and Betty Edwards gained the 8-2 victory.

In singles, Meredith took five out of six to secure the victory. Patel took the win at #1 singles with a 6-3, 6-0 win. Other victories were by #3 Caroline Hunt 6-1, 6-2, #4 Pearsall 6-1, 6-0, #5 Betty Edwards 6-3, 6-1 and #6 Musgrave 6-3, 6-0.

The Avenging Angels next travel to Pfeiffer University on February 23rd for a 2:30 pm start.

Tennis Match Results
Hollins vs Meredith
Feb 18, 2012 at Raleigh, N.C.

Meredith 7, Hollins 2

Singles competition
1. PATEL, Puja (MER) def. Victoria Coffee (HU) 6-3, 6-0
2. Shawnte Woodson (HU) def. NEWTON,Mary Lawrence (MER) 6-3, 6-4
3. HUNT, Caroline (MER) def. Tina Kakadelis (HU) 6-1, 6-2
4. PEARSALL, Ashley (MER) def. Sarah G McCormick (HU) 6-1, 6-0
5. EDWARDS, Betty (MER) def. Trudy Siziba (HU) 6-3, 6-1
6. MUSGRAVE, Mollie (MER) def. Tiffany Hodges (HU) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. PATEL, Puja/MUSGRAVE, Mollie (MER) def. Karen Montoya/Trudy Siziba (HU) 5-2
2. Victoria Coffee/Sarah G McCormick (HU) def. HUNT, Caroline/NEWTON,Mary Lawrence (MER) 8-4
3. PEARSALL, Ashley/EDWARDS, Betty (MER) def. Shawnte Woodson/Tina Kakadelis (HU) 8-2

Match Notes:
Hollins 0-1
Meredith 2-0
#1 doubles, Hollins default injury
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