Women's Tennis Splits Opening Weekend of 2018 Spring Season

Women's Tennis Splits Opening Weekend of 2018 Spring Season

The Marlin Women's Team kicked off their 2018 spring schedule with a pair of 9-0 decisions over the weekend. 

 
On Saturday the VWU women traveled to ODAC powerhouse Washington and Lee, falling 9-0 to the 12th ranked Generals.  In doubles action the Marlin freshman team of Makayla Velic (Jacksonville, FL) and Audrey Bally (Nice, France) fell to W&L's Lily Horsley and Valerie Marshall 8-1.  In singles Velic fell to Marshall 6-1, 6-1 at #1 singles. At #3 singles VWU freshman Coutrney Simmons (Reevesville, SC) fell to W&L's Mary Hampton-McNeal 6-1, 6-1.  With the loss the Marlins fell to 0-1 on the season.
 
On Sunday the Marlins traveled to take on the Fighting Squirrels of Mary Baldwin University.  VWU dominated every part of the match and did not drop a single game in both singles and doubles prevailing 9-0 for their first win of the young season.  With the win the Marlins improved their record on the year to 1-1.  Next up for VWU will be an away match at non-conference Meredith College in Raleigh, NC on Friday 2/23 at 2:30 PM.