Banner Elk, NC - Southern Wesleyan fell to the Lees-McRae Bobcats in a 7-0 final on Saturday afternoon.
Final: Lees-McRae 7, Southern Wesleyan 0
Records: Southern Wesleyan (2-12 / CC 1-7) Lees-McRae (10-10 / CC 2-4)
Coach Thompson Says...
"We competed well and gave ourselves a chance to win. Lees-McRae is a much improved team and earned a tough victory."
How It Happened
In doubles action, the Warriors went 1-2. Jennifer Ball and Iva Jankovic fell to Sandy Allen and Nursharneem Shamsudd in a 6-1 final. Chyna Jones and Kristi Cooper defeated Zeynep Cakirer and Mackenzie Langmade in a 6-2 final. Caitlynn Nixon and Alex Golliher fell to Rebecca Pierce and Jaden Acklin in a 6-2 final.
The Warriors went 0-6 in singles action on Saturday afternoon. Jennifer Ball challenged, but fell to Sandy Allen in a 7-5, 1-6 and 7-5 final. Kristi Cooper fell to Nursharneem Shamdudd in a 6-4 and 6-0 final. Iva Jankovic fell to Zeynep Cakirer in 2-6, 6-3 and 6-4 final scores. Chyna Jones fell to Mackenzie Langmade in a 9-7 final. Alex Golliher fell to Rebecca Pierce in 6-1 and 6-0 final scores and Caitlynn Nixon fell to Jaden Acklin in an 8-0 final.
Southern Wesleyan will travel to play the Belmont Abbey Crusaders on April 12 at 2 p.m. They will then play the Mount Olive Trojans on April 13 at 11 a.m. in Mount Olive, NC.