March 24, 2009

Two Days, Two Shutouts: Lees-McRae Blanks King, 9-0

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats (7-4) women's tennis team lost only one set on their way to a 9-0 win over the King College Tornado; it is the team's second 9-0 win in as many days.


King's Sarah Anderson contested the number four position winning the first set 6-2, but Lyndsay Pegram rallied to take the third set 6-3 and win the super tiebreaker 10-4.

Ashley Mayers continues her six-match win streak with her 6-0, 6-2 win at the number three spot. Mayers made the transition from the four spot two matches ago and has continued her run this season. The senior is 9-2 on the season and 3-0 after moving to the three position.

Singles
1. Gabriela Celi (LMC) def. Nerece Stoltz (KC), 6-1, 6-1
2. Christine Vanard (LMC) def. Natalie Walters (KC), 6-2, 6-0
3. Ashley Mayers (LMC) def. Crystal Harwell (KC), 6-0, 6-2
4. Lyndsay Pegram (LMC) def. Sarah Anderson (KC), 2-6, 6-3, 10-4
5. Cameron Joyce (LMC) def. Jessica Tipton (KC), 6-1, 6-1
6. Jennifer Hawkins (LMC) def. Abby Ross (KC) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. Celi/Vanard (LMC) def. Harwell/Walters (KC), 8-3
2. Mayers/Pegram (LMC) def. Stoltz/Anderosn (KC), 8-2
3. Joyce/Hawkins (LMC) def. Tipton/Ross (KC), 8-1

Pictured: Ashley Mayers

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