Women’s Tennis Defeats Elon
DAVIDSON, N.C. — Sophomore Alexandra Abele won her team-leading seventh consecutive singles match and Davidson as a team won its third straight with a 5-2 win over Elon in women’s tennis Saturday afternoon at the Davidson Outdoor Tennis Courts.
Davidson avenged a defeat last year to Elon and the two schools now have split the past four meetings. The Wildcats own a 14-6 record in the series.
“The team competed well today against a tough Elon opponent,” said head coach Susanne Depka. “They continue to improve each match and work on their team goal. I am very proud of their effort and growth today.”
The match started off with Davidson (6-2) claiming the doubles point after a pair of 6-3 wins at No. 1 and 2 positions. Ally Sexton and Lindsay Song moved to a team-best 6-2 on the season, 3-0 at No. 2. Anna Catharine Feaster and Samantha Armas won their third of the year at No. 1.
Abele ran her singles record to 7-1 on the season when she battled through a tough match and pulled out a 6-4, 7-6(6) decision at No. 3. She moved to 6-1 at that position, while her seven-match win streak is one away from her personal best.
Freshman Lindsay Song remained perfect at 6-0 on the season when she pulled out a three-set match at No. 5 by the score of 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, while Ava Todd won her fourth match in a row with a 6-1, 6-3 decision at No. 6.
Giving the ‘Cats their final team point was Gabrielle Centenari after the junior won a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 match at No. 4 for her fourth straight win. She improved to 6-2 on the season with a 5-1 record at No. 4 position.
Davidson wraps up its busy week with a match tomorrow against Wingate at home.