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Women's Tennis Falls Twice Over Weekend

Autum Murray-Burns won in singles and doubles Saturday vs. E&H.
Autum Murray-Burns won in singles and doubles Saturday vs. E&H.


FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College's women's tennis team lost a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference matches over the weekend. The Panthers opened the weekend with a 5-3 loss at Emory & Henry College, Saturday, April 20, then fell 5-0 to Randolph-Macon College Sunday April 21, at the Burrows-Skeens Tennis Courts.

RECORDS
Randolph-Macon (12-1, 9-1 ODAC)
Emory & Henry (13-5, 5-5 ODAC)
Ferrum (6-10, 2-8 ODAC)

THE BASICS
Emory & Henry opened with two doubles wins Saturday, then grabbed three singles matches. Morgan Scott and Autum Murray-Burns won 8-6 at #1 doubles over Katie Meade and Kaitlyn Sheaves. Scott then beat Meade 6-1, 6-3 at #1 singles, while Murray-Burns survived a marathon three-set match to beat Sheaves at #2 singles.

The Randolph-Macon match on Sunday was also played to decision only. The Yellow Jackets rolled through three doubles matches with ease, then quickly grabbed a pair of singles matches before play was halted.

SINGLES vs. E&H
1. Morgan Scott (FCW) def. Katie Meade (EHC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Autum Murray-Burns (FCW) def. Kaitlyn Sheaves (EHC) 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 1-0 (10-4)
3. Vanna Summers (EHC) def. Alexandria Dixon (FCW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
4. Jordan Thompson (FCW) vs. Logan Graham (EHC) no result
5. Tessa Johnston (EHC) def. Mallory Scott (FCW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Bri Pierce (EHC) def. Chelsea Zizzi (FCW) 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES vs. E&H
1. Morgan Scott/Autum Murray-Burns (FCW) def. Katie Meade/Kaitlyn Sheaves (EHC) 8-6
2. Vanna Summers/Logan Graham (EHC) def. Alexandria Dixon/Jordan Thompson (FCW) 8-3
3. Cailie Pollard/Tessa Johnston (EHC) def. Chelsea Zizzi/Mallory Scott (FCW) 8-3

SINGLES vs. R-MC
1. Morgan Fuqua (RMC) vs. Morgan Scott (FCW) no result
2. Stephanie Yeager (RMC) def. Alexandria Dixon (FCW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Landon Aud (RMC) vs. Mallory Scott (FCW) no result
4. Daniella Hafner (RMC) def. Hailee Green (FCW) 6-0, 6-2
5. Andrea Wine (RMC) vs. Tennessee Phillips (FCW) no result
6. Brianne Bock (RMC) vs. Addison Philpott (FCW) no result

DOUBLES vs. R-MC
1. Morgan Fuqua/Stephanie Yeager (RMC) def. Morgan Scott/Alexandria Dixon (FCW) 8-2
2. Landon Aud/Daniella Hafner (RMC) def. Mallory Scott/Hailee Green (FCW) 8-2
3. Andrea Wine/Brianne Bock (RMC) def. Addison Philpott/Tennessee Phillips (FCW) 8-1

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Tough playing Sunday's match after we put it all on the line the day before. Still very proud of how we played." --Head Coach Rod Baker

BACK ON COURT
Baker's team will be back in action Monday, April 22, at home against Sweet Briar College. The match begins at 3:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a Senior Day ceremony to honor three graduating Ferrum players.