Women's Tennis: Meredith downs Panthers in USA South match

Women's Tennis: Meredith downs Panthers in USA South match

Visiting Meredith downed the LaGrange women's tennis team 6-3 Sunday in a USA South match. The Panthers are now 7-2 overall and 4-2 in conference play.

Jia Lee at #4 singles and Kaitlin Smith at #5 singles both dropped the first set of their matches before coming back to win. Morgan McDonald and Liz Minick won 8-5 at #2 doubles, while Smith and Ali Herring lost 9-8 on a tiebreaker at #3 doubles.

The Panthers host Oglethorpe in a non-conference match Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Results: 

Singles:
1. Catherine Bryant (MC) def. Morgan McDonald (LC) 6-3, 6-2
2. Ran Zhang (MC) def. Denney Meigs (LC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Cailin Goff (MC) def. Liz Minick (LC) 6-2, 6-0
4. Jia Lee (LC) def. Laura Anne Hatcher (MC) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)
5. Kaitlin Smith (LC) def. Jacqueline Benton (MC) 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10)
6. Kate DeSilva (MC) def. Ali Herring (LC) 7-5, 6-3

Exhibition:
Emily Wilkinson (MC) def. Lauren Schexnayder (LC) 8-5

Doubles:
1. Catherine Bryant/Ran Zhang (MC) def. Denney Meigs/Jia Lee (LC) 8-1
2. Morgan McDonald/Liz Minick (LC) def. Cailin Goff/Laura Anne Hatcher (MC) 8-5
3. Jacqueline Benton/Kate DeSilva (MC) def. Kaitlin Smith/Ali Herring (LC) 9-8 (7-3)

Exhibition:
Sandra Taranhike/Sarah DuBose (MC) def. Carson Powell/Nina Wyman (LC) 8-3