No. 26 Women’s Tennis Wins 40th Consecutive SAA Regular Season Match

No. 26 Women’s Tennis Wins 40th Consecutive SAA Regular Season Match

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The 26th-ranked Sewanee women's tennis team was able to get back to the .500 mark on Saturday with a 7-2 victory over the Lynx of Rhodes College at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center.

Final Score: Sewanee (8-8, 2-0) 7, Rhodes (8-3, 1-1) 2
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-Sewanee swept doubles play, as Ellie Czura/Catherine Owen and Caroline Adams/Mary Jane McCaghren took down their opponents at the No. 2 and 3 flights, respectively, by similar 8-6 scores.

-In singles, the Purple and Gold won four of six matchups. At the No. 6, Caroline Adams recorded a 6-0, 6-0 shutout over Tricia Sculco.

-With the win on Saturday, the Sewanee women's tennis program has won 40 straight regular season conference matches. Including the conference tournament, the Tigers have won 58 consecutive matches against SAA competition.

1. Catherine Owen (SEWANEE) def. Michelle Adan-Pol (RHODES) 6-2, 6-0
2. Ellie Czura (SEWANEE) def. Dasha Safarian (RHODES) 6-3, 6-1
3. Caroline Doherty (RHODES) def. Sara Thompson (SEWANEE) 6-5, 1-4, retired
4. Kate McGough (RHODES) def. Mary Jane McCaghren (SEWANEE) 3-6, 7-5, 10-8
5. Jordan Besh (SEWANEE) def. Dallas Bennett (RHODES) 7-6, 6-3
6. Caroline Adams (SEWANEE) def. Tricia Sculco (RHODES) 6-0, 6-0

1. Ellie Czura/Catherine Owen (SEWANEE) def. Michelle Adan-Pol/Dasha Safarian (RHODES) 8-6
2. Caroline Adams/Mary Jane McCaghren (SEWANEE) def. Caroline Doherty/Kate McGough (RHODES) 8-6
3. Sara Thompson/Taylor Sprouse (SEWANEE) def. Caroline Yarbrough/Dallas Bennett (RHODES) 8-2

The Tigers will next host Hendrix in an SAA contest Sunday morning.

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