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Lions downed by Newberry, 5-2

Lions downed by Newberry, 5-2

NEWBERRY, S.C. - The Mars Hill women's tennis team (8-10, 0-7 SAC) was defeated by Newberry (12-8, 2-4 SAC) by a score of 5-2 Friday afternoon on the road.

After entering singles play down 1-0, the Lions won two of six singles matches with Sophia Pelaez and Haley Steinkamp picking up the victories.  

Mars Hill hosts Tusculum at the Hart Tennis Complex on Wednesday, April 3rd.  First serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Singles competition

1. Elisa Aguirre (NBY) def. Julianne Launay (MHUW) 6-0, 6-3
2. Frederike Klein (NBY) def. Evan Lake (MHUW) 6-3, 6-2
3. Sophia Pelaez (MHUW) def. Marta Gomar (NBY) 2-6, retired
4. Lucy Spice (NBY) def. Victoria Franklin (MHUW) 6-1, 6-1
5. Haley Steinkamp (MHUW) def. Amy Griffiths (NBY) 6-4, 6-1
6. Lucia Davila (NBY) def. Kat Horner (MHUW) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Elisa Aguirre/Marta Gomar (NBY) def. Evan Lake/Julianne Launay (MHUW) 6-3
2. Lucy Spice/Frederike Klein (NBY) def. Sophia Pelaez/Haley Steinkamp (MHUW) 6-1
3. Amy Griffiths/Lucia Davila (NBY) def. Kat Horner/Victoria Franklin (MHUW) 6-2
 
Match Notes:
Mars Hill 8-10, 0-7 SAC
Newberry 12-8, 2-4 SAC