RC Picks Up Tennis Win Over Sweet Briar

RC Picks Up Tennis Win Over Sweet Briar

The Basics
Score: Roanoke 7, Sweet Briar 2
Records: Roanoke 8-1 / 3-1 ODAC | Sweet Briar 4-6 / 1-4 ODAC
Location: Sweet Briar, Va.  

The Lead: Roanoke won its eighth match in a row with a 7-2 ODAC victory over Sweet Briar on Friday.  

How it Happened:

  • The Maroons jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles following wins by Catherine Lee and Madeline Herring at No. 2 and Janny Alvarado and Carolyn Kitsock scored an 8-0 victory over Lexi Culley and Lacey Tucker at No. 3.
  • Roanoke would then win five of the six singles matches, led by a 6-1, 6-3 win from Lee over AJ Lukanuski at No. 2.
  • Avery Smith topped Anna Colvin 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3 singles, while Herring beat Samantha Yew 7-5, 6-1 at No. 4.
  • Alvarado picked up a victory at No. 5, while Kitsock was victorious at No. 6.

Up Next: Roanoke is back in action on Saturday when it travels to Liberty for a 3:00 p.m. match.