SPORTS

Davidson Nets Third Straight Win, 4-3

by | Feb 10, 2018 | Sports

Senior Ava Todd hustles to return a shot during her match vs Presbyterian. The shot caught her opponent flat-footed, and earned her the point.

DAVIDSON, N.C. — The Davidson women’s tennis team made it three in a row when they scored a 4-3 home win Saturday morning against visiting Presbyterian inside the Knobloch Tennis Center.

The Wildcats ran their record to 3-1 on the season and improved to 6-1 all-time against the Blue Hose (3-2).

Senior Anna Catharine Feaster serves during her singles match vs. Presbyterian.

The match opened with the ‘Cats securing the doubles point behind wins at the No. 2 and 3 positions by the identical score of 6-1. Anna Catharine Feaster and Samantha Armas won their second straight, and first at No. 2, while the team of Ally Sexton and Lindsay Song picked up their third straight victory at No. 3.

The winning continued in singles action with Davidson sealing up the match win with victories at No. 1, 3 and 6 before Presbyterian won the last three spots. Feaster moved to 2-1 on the year with a solid 6-2, 6-2 decision at No. 1.

Alexandra Abele rolled to her third consecutive win by giving up just two games in a 6-1, 6-1 match at No. 2 and senior Ava Todd nailed down a win No. 6 with a 6-4, 6-2 decision.

Going to a pair of super tie-breakers to determine their matches at No. 4 and 5 singles was Gabrielle Centenary and Armas. Centenari battled, but fell short 14-12, while Armas was doubled up, 10-5.

Davidson turns around and will play host to Winthrop tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m.

Sophomore Samantha Armas gets a lot of air in her serve against an opponent from Presbyterian.

Davidson 4, Presbyterian 3

Singles competition
1. Anna C. Feaster (DAV) def. Brittany Nuttall (PC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Tracy Johnson (PC) def. Megan Scholvinck (DAV) 6-4, 6-3
3. Alexandra Abele (DAV) def. Samantha Calais (PC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Beth Taylor (PC) def. Gabrielle Centenari (DAV) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (14-12)
5. Caroline Ferrari (PC) def. Samantha Armas (DAV) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5)
6. Ava Todd (DAV) def. Katie Thompson (PC) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Caroline Ferrari/Tracy Johnson (PC) def. Megan Scholvinck/Alyssa Hahn (DAV) 6-4
2. Anna C. Feaster/Samantha Armas (DAV) def. Samantha Calais/Demi Henschel (PC) 6-1
3. Ally Sexton/Lindsay Song (DAV) def. Ella Rowley/Beth Taylor (PC) 6-1

 

Members of the football team turned out to support the women’s tennis team in their match against Presbyterian.

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