February 25, 2012
Tennis Falls in Two Matches to Division I Teams Over Weekend
Durham, N.C. - The Meredith tennis team played two Division I programs over the weekend and lost them both. The Avenging Angels dropped to Elon 5-0 on Saturday and 6-3 to N.C. Central on Sunday. Meredith moves to 3-2 on the season and are playing well as they prepare for their Division III matches and USA South Conference play.
Saturday - Elon 5, Meredith 0 - The Avenging Angels played a four singles and one double format. The host Elon Phoenix took all five matches to take the 5-0 win.
Sunday - N.C. Central 6, Meredith 3 - Meredith had a strong showing from #5 singles Mollie Musgrave as she defeated Lakisha McDougald 6-0, 6-0. The Avenging Angels won the #6 singles and #3 doubles matches by default to lose the match 6-3.
Meredith next heads to Orlando, Fla. for a spring break tournament.
Tennis Match Results
Meredith vs North Carolina Central Univ.
Feb 26, 2012 at Durham, N.C.
North Carolina Central Univ. 6, Meredith 3
1. PALKO,Oleysa (NCCUW) def. PATEL, Puja (MER) 6-1, 6-2
2. CHATMAN,Cameron (NCCUW) def. NEWTON,Mary Lawrence (MER) 6-0, 6-1
3. NEKRASOVA,Ekaterina (NCCUW) def. HUNT, Caroline (MER) 6-3, 6-0
4. WOOD,Rebecca (NCCUW) def. PEARSALL, Ashley (MER) 6-1, 6-2
5. MUSGRAVE, Mollie (MER) def. McDOUGALD,Lakisha (NCCUW) 6-0, 6-0
6. EDWARDS, Betty (MER) def. No player (NCCUW), by default
1. PALKO,Oleysa/CHATMAN,Cameron (NCCUW) def. PATEL, Puja/HUNT, Caroline (MER) 8-3
2. NEKRASOVA,Ekaterina/WOOD,Rebecca (NCCUW) def. EDWARDS, Betty/PEARSALL, Ashley (MER) 8-4
3. NEWTON,Mary Lawrence/MUSGRAVE, Mollie (MER) def. No player/No player (NCCUW), by default
North Carolina Central Univ. 3-3
Meredith vs Elon
Feb 25, 2012 at Elon, N.C.
Elon 5, Meredith 0
3. Katy Canada (ELON) def. Mollie Musgrave (MER) 6-0, 6-3