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Women’s Tennis Has a 2-0 Weekend

by | Feb 19, 2024

Women’s Tennis was able to play NCCU on the outdoor courts on Saturday.


DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Davidson women’s tennis team swept the weekend with a 4-0 win over North Carolina Central Saturday and 5-2 victory against UNC Greensboro Sunday both on their home court.

With the wins, the Wildcats improve to 5-2 overall and have not entered conference competition yet.

“We swept the doubles Saturday which was great,” said head coach Susanne Depka. “Our goal this weekend was discipline, and the team did a great job with this especially playing outside in cool temperature and wind. We handled the elements well and were still stingy. We made the opponent work and earn the point.”

“Sunday was a grind, but the team did well with our focus for the weekend of discipline,” said coach Depka. “UNCG never went away but we continued to make them work and go for out combos. I’m proud of everyone today for their determination.”

The Wildcats opened the match in fine fashion, sweeping the doubles matches to claim the first team point. Daniela Porges and Kavya Patel took a 6-2 victory in the No. 1 spot while Savanna Kollock and Bryson Langford earned a similar 6-2 win in at the No. 2 position. Emma Heiderscheit and Olivia Hooper paired up to win their match 6-3 in the No. 3 spot.

Heiderscheit and Hooper continued the momentum into singles competition with wins at No. 1 and No. 5 respectively to put the ‘Cats up 3-0.

Freshman Ines Roti in her debut played in the No. 6 position clinched the win for Davidson via 6-3, 6-1 victory.

Davidson took the doubles point with a pair of tiebreakers at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. Patel and Porges won 7-6 (2) while Kollock and Langford took a 7-6 (4) victory.

Kollock pulled out a 6-1, 6-4 singles win on court two to push the team score to 3-0 before Porges sealed the deal with a 6-4, 6-3 victory in the No. 3 spot. Patel and Langford also won their respective matches at No. 4 and No. 5.

Up Next
Davidson will travel for the first time in two weeks when it faces Gardner-Webb 2 p.m. Feb. 23 in Boiling Springs, N.C.

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