BELMONT, NC- The Belmont Abbey Women's Tennis fell to Lenoir-Rhyne University, 6-3, Saturday afternoon at the Michael Reidy Tennis Center on the campus of Belmont Abbey College. The Crusaders are now 1-4 overall while the Bears evens their record to 3-3.
The Abbey won three of six singles' matches. At #1 singles, freshman Teagan McNamara defeated Dominique Bruce 7-5, 6-3. The Crusdaers for the first time this spring claim singles' victories at the #5 and #6 flights. Sophomore Alex Weber earned a straight set 6-3, 6-3 victory over Taylor Fredrickson, while freshman Rachele Subik downed Jessica Rumple, 6-1, 6-3.
The Crusaders return to action on Friday, February 26 for a Carolinas Conference match at Mount Olive. First serve is set for 2:00PM in Mount Olive, NC.
LENOIR-RHYNE 6, BELMONT ABBEY 3
1. Teagan McNamara (BAC) def. Dominique Bruce (LR) 7-5, 6-3
2. Marta Escanero (LR) def. Kiersten Cox (BAC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Julia Ponomareva (LR) def. Lillie Mehan (BAC) 6-0, 6-3
4. Lucy Stofberg (LR) def. Erika Noblett (BAC) 6-2, 6-0
5. Alex Weber (BAC) def. Taylor Fredrickson (LR) 6-3, 6-3
6. Rachele Subik (BAC) def. Jessica Rumple (LR) 6-1, 6-3
1. Dominique Bruce/ Marta Escanero (LR) def. Teagan McNamara/Kiersten Cox (BAC) 8-3
2. Julia Ponomareva/ Lucy Stofberg (LR) def. Lillie Mehan / Brylee Seitz (BAC) 8-4
3. Taylor Fredrickson/ Jessica Rumple (LR) def. Rachele Subik /Alex Weber (BAC) 8-4