Virginia Beach, VA - The Virginia Wesleyan University women's tennis team kicked off their 2019 fall season today at the Everett Tennis Center. Virginia Wesleyan University is hosting Southern Virginia University and Bridgewater College at the inaugural Marlin Invite which takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Freshman Alexandra Brewster (Fredericksburg, VA) won her first college singles match of her career defeating Southern Virginia senior Elizabeth Fuchs 8-6 at the #2 flight. Also winning in singles for the Marlins was senior Lyric Hinton, defeating Audrey McBride from Southern Virginia 8-6 at the #4 flight. Hinton also picked up a win in doubles at the #3 flight when her and Taitum O'Brien (Matthews, VA) defeated Southern Virginia's Jenna Hinkle and Michele Valentine 8-3.
VWU vs. Southern Virginia (Doubles Flights Rd 1)
4. Kelly Worthington / Leeanne Aldrich (So Va) def Amanda Stegmann / Shanice Simmons (VWU) 8-0
VWU vs. Southern Virginia (Singles Flights)
1. Morgan Blount (SoVa) def Christine Zalameda (VWU) 8-4
2. Alexa Brewster (VWU) def Elizabeth Fuchs (So Va) 8-6
3. Alyssa Sewell (So Va) def Anna Rogers (VWU) 8-1
4. Lyric Hinton (VWU) def Audrey McBride (So Va) 8-6
5. Leeanne Aldrich (So Va) def Taitum O'Brien (VWU) 8-7
6. Natalie Tetterson (So Va) def Amanda Stegmann (VWU) 8-4
7. Kelly Worthington (So Va) def Shanice Simmons (VWU) 8-0
VWU vs. Sourthern Virginia (Doubles Flights Rd 2)
4. Audrey McBride / Michele Valentine (So Va) def Amanda Stegmann / Shanice Sim
Tennis action continues on Saturday at 9:30 am at the Everett Tennis Center.