Marlins Fall to Macalester 6-3

Marlins Fall to Macalester 6-3

Hilton Head, SC- The Virginia Wesleyan women's tennis team went 1-1 on day two of their annual spring break trip to Hilton Head Island, SC.  

In the morning match the Marlins fell 6-3 to Macalester College at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.  After Macalester took all three doubles the Marlins came out strong in singles by taking three of the six spots.  At #1 singles Marlin's freshman Christine Zalameda (Poquoson, VA) defeated sophomore Laurel Hickey 6-2, 1-6, 10-5.  At #2 VWU's Audrey Bally (Nice, France) defeated Della Brown 6-1, 6-0 while at #5 senior Taylor Witherspoon (Fairfax, VA) took down Macalester's Emma Baker 7-5, 2-6, 10-8 .

In the afternoon match the Marlins squared off against NAIA's St. Louis College of Pharmacy.  Virginia Wesleyan University swept doubles 8-3, 8-0 and 8-1 respectevely.  Up 3-0 the Marlins stareted and finished singles strong without dropping a set taking down the Eutectics 9-0 for their 5th win of the season.

The Marlin's face off against the University of Wisconsin - Lacrosse on Tuesday at 8:30 am.  The match will be played at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.