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Maroons Beat Ferrum 7-2 in Women's Tennis

Chelsea Zizzi (left) and Mallory Scott won 8-5 at #3 doubles.
Chelsea Zizzi (left) and Mallory Scott won 8-5 at #3 doubles.


SALEM, Va. -- Ferrum College dropped an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's tennis match Thursday, March 21, on the road, falling 7-2 at Roanoke College.

RECORDS
Roanoke (6-2, 4-0 ODAC)
Ferrum (5-6, 2-4 ODAC)

THE BASICS
Roanoke opened a 2-1 lead after taking the #1 and #2 doubles matches. Chelsea Zizzi and Mallory Scott took the #3 doubles match, 8-5, over Arabella Goralski and Kelly MacCluen.

The Maroons then won five of six singles matches to close it out. Morgan Scott had Ferrum's lone singles win, beating Jessica Kennedy in the #1 spot 7-5, 0-6, 1-0 (10-7). Mallory Scott also went three sets before falling 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8) to Goralski.

SINGLES
1. Morgan Scott (FCW) def. Jessica Kennedy (ROAN-W) 7-5, 0-6, 1-0 (10-7)
2. Carolyn Kitsock (ROAN-W) def. Autum Murray-Burns (FCW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Medeline Herring (ROAN-W) def. Alexandria Dixon (FCW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Janny Alvarado (ROAN-W) def. Jordan Thompson (FCW) 6-1, 6-3
5. Arabella Goralski (ROAN-W) def. Mallory Scott (FCW) 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Kelly MacCluen (ROAN-W) def. Hailee Green (FCW) 6-2, 6-2

DOUBLES
1. Medeline Herring/Jessica Kennedy (ROAN-W) def. Morgan Scott/Autum Murray-Burns (FCW) 8-0
2. Janny Alvarado/Carolyn Kitsock (ROAN-W) def. Alexandria Dixon/Jordan Thompson (FCW) 8-5
3. Chelsea Zizzi/Mallory Scott (FCW) def. Arabella Goralski/Kelly MacCluen (ROAN-W) 8-5

BACK ON COURT
Coach Rod Baker's women will be back in action Saturday, March 23, at Washington & Lee University. The ODAC match is scheduled for an 11:00 a.m. start in Lexington, Virginia.