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MONTREAT, NC - The Cavalier tennis teams hosted its first home AAC matchup, Tennessee-Wesleyan University, on Thursday. Montreat dropped both matches 9-0.

 

For the Lady Cavaliers, doubles play would go in Tennessee-Wesleyan's favor with the duo of Skyler Brody and Elizabeth Beary earning the most games but fell 8-2. In singles play, lines 2-6 would fall to the Bulldogs. At the top line, Beary dropped the match 10-7 in a super tiebreaker. She would end up losing: 4-6, 6-3, 10-7.

 

On the men's side, both No.1 and No. 2 doubles lost, 8-1 and 8-2. In singles play, sophomore Leo Lucero would challenge his opponent but ended up losing 6-3, 6-3, while senior Tanner Wilhoit ended up losing in similar fashion, 6-2, 6-3.

 

"Today was entirely different than our match with Union," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "The players came out with way more energy and focus and competed very well against one of the top teams in our conference. Elizabeth being so close to pulling out a win at line 1 singles and Leo competing so well at line 1 singles was great to see." 

MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College tennis teams hosted Georgetown College (Ky.) this past Friday. The Cavaliers dropped both matches, 9-0.

 

Both teams started out 2-0 down by forfeiting line 6 singles and line 3 doubles. Matches were more competitive in singles, but the Cavaliers failed to have any matches go in their favor. On the women's side, at No.1 singles, Elizabeth Beary would put up a fight but ultimately fell 6-4, 6-1, while on the men's side Tanner Wilhoit would have the closest match of the day, losing 8-5 at No.5 singles.

 

"The players knew that this would be a tough match," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "Georgetown is a deep team so it was great competition right before we have our first conference date. Any match is tough when you start out 2-0 down, but it was great to see the players step up again and leave it all on the court." 

The Lady Cavaliers added another win to their record, winning 8-1 over Livingstone College of North Carolina. 

 

In doubles play, the duo of Elizabeth Beary and Skyler Brody took their line 8-2, while Taylor Lunsford and Christine Osborne walked off the court with an 8-6 score at line 2 doubles. Line 3 doubles was forfeited by the Blue Bears.

 

In singles play, Brody walked away with an impressive 6-0, 6-0 win over her opponent at line 2 singles. Lunsford won her first match of the season at line 3 singles, winning 6-1, 6-4.  The match was clinched by senior Emily Howard winning at line 5, 7-5, 6-4.  

 

"The players came out focused and ready to go this afternoon," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "It was great to see new players step up and come out and fight for the win against Livingstone. With our next match being the first conference date of the year, we know what we need to work on moving forward." 

 
 
 
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