Erika Noblett Gets Shutout As Crusaders Win 8-1 Over Bobcats

Erika Noblett Gets Shutout As Crusaders Win 8-1 Over Bobcats

BELMONT, N.C. - Erika Noblett earned a 6-0, 6-0 shutout at #6 singles as the Belmont Abbey women's tennis team earned an 8-1 victory over Lees-McRae College this afternoon.  With the win, the Crusaders are now 8-1 in 2018, and 3-0 in Conference Carolinas play.  The Bobcats are now 4-3 overall and 1-3 in conference play.

The day began with a 3-0 Crusader sweep in doubles play.  Darian DeFrench and Erica Dorn paired up for an 8-0 shutout at #2.  Noblett and Morgan Zahnd were also strong at #3, earning an 8-1 win.

Riley Ellingson got the first Crusader win in singles play, winning a convincing 6-1, 6-2 match at #2.  Alex Weber got a 6-1, 6-0 victory at #5.  Then Noblett finished it off with a shutout at #6.

Belmont Abbey will welcome Chowan University on Tuesday, March 20 for a 2 p.m. match.

Belmont Abbey 8, Lees-McRae 1

SINGLES
1. Sandy Allen (LMC) def. Teagan McNamara (BAC) 1-6, 7-6, 10-8
2. Riley Ellingson (BAC) def. Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Darian DeFrench (BAC) def. Jaden Acklin (LMC) 6-4, 4-6, 10-5
4. Morgan Nguyen (BAC) def. Rebecca Pierce (LMC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Alex Weber (BAC) def. Dakota Tittle (LMC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Erika Noblett (BAC) def. Emily Harrison (LMC) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Riley Ellingson / Teagan McNamara (BAC) def. Sandy Allen / Mackenzie Langmade (LMC) 8-5
2. Darian DeFrench / Erica Dorn (BAC) def. Jaden Acklin / Rebecca Pierce (LMC) 8-0
3. Erika Noblett / Morgan Zahnd (BAC) def. Emily Harrison / Dakota Tittle (LMC) 8-1