Southern Virginia Downs Roanoke 8-1

Carolyn Kitsock
Carolyn Kitsock

The Basics
Score: Southern Virginia 8, Roanoke 1
Records: Roanoke 7-4 | Southern Virginia 11-2
Location: Salem, Va.

The Lead: Southern Virginia topped home standing Roanoke 8-1 in women's tennis action on Saturday.   

How it Happened:

  • SVU took command of the match by winning all three doubles contests, including an 8-6 victory for Rachel Neeleman and Elizabeth Fuchs over Jessica Kennedy and Madeline Herring at No. 1 doubles. 
  • The Knights would win five of the six singles matches to seal the win, including a win for Neeleman at No. 1.
  • Roanoke got its lone win from Carolyn Kitsock who topped Audrey McBride 7-6, 6-2 at No. 2.

Up Next: Roanoke is back in action on Thursday when it travels to Randolph for a 4:00 p.m. ODAC match.