Women's Tennis

Lees-McRae Finishes Third in Conference Tournament with 5-4 Win Over Limestone

SUMTER, S.C. - The Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats won their consolation match to earn third place in the Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis Tournament with a 5-4 decision over Limestone College Lady Saints.

Gabriela Celi and Christine Vanard won their number one doubles match 8-4 to notch the team's only doubles point.

Celi and Vanard won their singles matches 6-3, 6-2 and 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 respectively at number one and two singles to give the Bobcats a 3-2 lead.

Lyndsay Pegram won her number four singles match 6-3, 6-3 to give the Lady Bobcats their fourth point of the match, and Jennifer Hawkins capped the match off for the Bobcats with a 6-1, 6-1 win at her number six singles position.

Celi earned All-Tournament Team honors for her performance during the weekend's tournament.

With the win, Lees-McRae improves to 16-7 overall.


Pictured: Gabriela Celi