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L-R Women’s Tennis Downs UVa-Wise
Alicia Wahlberg won at number two singles and in number two doubles.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

L-R Women’s Tennis Downs UVa-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Team traveled to UVA Wise Sunday and dominated the Cavaliers 6-1.

Due to rain in the forecast, the day started off with singles first. Natalie Lutz started it off by earning a forfeit win to put the score at (1-0). Alicia Wahlberg then made quick work of Morris winning 6-0, 6-0 putting LR up (2-0). Evelin Menyhart then beat Hall 6-0, 6-1 to make the score (3-0). Diana Babinets would continue the momentum defeating Moore 6-0, 6-1 clinching the match (4-0). Gemma Southwick would add on for the Bears defeating Akimenko in a battle 6-3, 7-5 making the score (5-0). Akimenko would beat Lucy Whelan 6-1, 6-3 to make the score (5-1).

LR would win three straight doubles matches to make the final score (6-1).

The Bears improve their record to 6-2, 4-2 SAC and will be in action on Tuesday, March 16 on the road against Coker.