Lady Bobcats Suffer First Conference Loss at the Hands of Trojans, 6-3

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats women's tennis team suffered their first Conference Carolinas loss of the season with a 6-3 loss to the Mount Olive College Trojans Saturday afternoon.


After falling in all three doubles matches the Lady Bobcats could only pull out three of the six singles matches.

At number one, Gabriella Celi defeated Jessica Souza 6-0, 7-6 to continue her unbeaten streak in the conference, and Christine Vanard followed with a 6-3, 7-6 win at number two singles to stay unbeaten in the conference.

Ashley Mayers earned the Bobcats last point with a 6-2, 7-6 win at number four.

The Bobcats host UNC-Pembroke Sunday, March 22nd for their next match.

Singles:
1. Gabriela Celi (LMC) def. Jessica Souza (MOC) 6-0, 7-6
2. Christine Vanard (LMC) def. Carol Aro (MOC) 6-3, 7-6
3. Camila Kurebayashi (MOC) def. Lyndsay Pegram (LMC) 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
4. Ashley Mayers (LMC) def. Pietra Viana (MOC) 6-2, 7-6
5. Sofia Medeiros (MOC) def. Cameron Joyce (LMC) 6-0, 6-2
6. Kristen Jones (MOC) def Jennifer Hawkins (LMC) 8-0

Doubles:
1. Carol Aro /Jessica Souza (MOC) def. Lyndsay Pegram /Christine Vanard (LMC) 8-3
2. Kristen Jones/Sofia Medeiros (MOC) def. Gabriela Celi/Cameron Joyce (LMC) 8-5
6. Camila Kurebayashi/Pietra Viana (MOC) def. Jennifer Hawkins/Ashley Mayers (LMC) 8-5

Pictured: Gabriela Celi