No. 28 Women’s Tennis Sweeps Fifth Straight Opponent, Wins Seventh in a Row

No. 28 Women’s Tennis Sweeps Fifth Straight Opponent, Wins Seventh in a Row

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The No. 28 Sewanee women's tennis team collected a 9-0 sweep of Piedmont College Thursday afternoon inside the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (13-8) 9, Piedmont (15-4) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers allowed just seven points as they swept doubles. Catherine Owen/Taylor Sprouse posted an 8-4 win at the No. 1 point.

-In singles, the Purple and Gold did not allow more than two points in a set as the team cruised to a 9-0 shutout. At the No. 6 flight, Morgan Downing swept Crysalin Gloria, 6-0, 6-0.

-With the win on Thursday, the women's tennis team has swept their fifth opponent, outscoring their opponents 361-101 in singles and 120-44 in doubles during the undefeated run. The Tigers have won seven in a row.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. Catherine Owen (SEWANEE) def. Caroline Connelly (PCW) 6-2, 6-0
2. Mary Jane McCaghren (SEWANEE) def. Morgan Buchholz (PCW) 6-0, 6-1
3. Maura McCrary (SEWANEE) def. Megan Waldheim (PCW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Jordan Besh (SEWANEE) def. Kara Landsiedel (PCW) 6-0, 6-1
5. Caroline Adams (SEWANEE) def. Samantha Lowry (PCW) 6-2, 6-1
6. Morgan Downing (SEWANEE) def. Crysalin Gloria (PCW) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. Catherine Owen/Taylor Sprouse (SEWANEE) def. Megan Waldheim/Caroline Connelly (PCW) 8-4
2. Maura McCrary/Mary Jane McCaghren (SEWANEE) def. Samantha Lowry/Kara Landsiedel (PCW) 8-2
3. Jordan Besh/Caroline Adams (SEWANEE) def. Crysalin Gloria/Morgan Buchholz (PCW) 8-1

UP NEXT
Sewanee will conclude the regular season with road matches with Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern this weekend, as the team looks to wrap up its seventh straight SAA Regular Season championship and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming conference tournament.

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