Hilton Head, SC - The Virginia Wesleyan University women's tennis team went 1-1 on Monday on Hilton Head Island.
In the morning match, the Marlins fell 6-3 to Macalester College at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort. Macalester came out strong and swept all three doubles matches 8-4, 8-1, 8-7 respectively.
In singles, VWU battled hard and took three of the six singles spots. At #1, Marlin freshman Christine Zalameda (Poquoson, VA) defeated Laurel Hickey 6-2, 1-6, 10-5. At number two, VWU's Audrey Bally (Nice, France) defeated Della Brown 6-0, 6-1 while at #5 singles Marlin senior Taylor Witherspoon outlasted Emma Baker 7-5, 2-6, 10-8.
In the afternoon match the Marlins squared off against the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The Marlins made quick work of the Eutectics sweeping all three doubles followed by sweeping all six singles spots without dropping a set.
The Marlins improve to 5-3 and will take on the Wisconsin - Lacrosse on Tuesday. Match time will be 8:30 am and will be held at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.