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Women’s Tennis Sweeps Va. Union

Andrea Wine

ASHLAND, Va. – For the fourth match in a row to begin the season, Randolph-Macon Women's Tennis swept its competition. R-MC got the 9-0 victory against Virginia Union University at the Banks Tennis Center on Wednesday.

The Basics

Score: Randolph-Macon 9, Virginia Union 0

Location/Venue: Ashland, Va./Banks Tennis Center

Records: Randolph-Macon (4-0), Virginia Union (1-4)

How It Happened

  • In the doubles competition, senior Stephanie Yeager (Fairfax, Va. / Robinson Secondary) and junior Morgan Fuqua (Richmond, VA / Mills Godwin) defeated Sabrina Conner and Michaela Mondesir 8-0 at No. 1 Doubles.
  • In No. 2 Doubles, juniors Kristin Dantzler (Williamsburg, Va. / York) and Landon Aud (Fishersville, Va. / Wilson Memorial) beat Jordan Parker and Alyssa White 8-0.
  • Junior Courtney Jenkins (Yorktown, Va. / York) and sophomore Isabel Wadsworth (Lake Wales, Fla. / Lake Wales) also won against Lynda Kaneza and Zsakee Crocker 8-2 in No. 3 doubles to round out the early stages of the match.
  • In No. 1 Singles, Jenkins defeated Conner 7-5 before dropping the second set 4-6. But, Jenkins came back to win the tiebreak set 10-5, earning her the match win.
  • Sophomore Daniella Hafner (Leesburg, Va. / Loudoun County) had no trouble with Mondesir in No. 2 singles as she defeated her Panther opponent 6-0, 6-2.
  • Similarly, sophomore Andrea Wine (King George, Va. / King George) got the win against Parker 6-0, 6-1 to claim victory in No. 3 singles.
  • Junior Macy Lee Johnson (Henderson, N.C. / Kerr-Vance Academy) mounted a comeback at No. 4 singles against White after losing the first set 4-6. But Johnson won the second and the tiebreak set, 6-1 and 1-0 (13-11) respectively.
  • Freshman Racheal Johnston (Roanoke, Va. / Hidden Valley) swept her opponent, Crocker, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.
  • Sophomore Sarah Seward (Claremont, Va. / Appomattox Regional Governor's School) defeated Kaneza 6-1, 6-0 in No. 6 singles.

Up Next

Randolph-Macon will face Roanoke on Saturday, March 23 at 12:00 Noon.

Reminder: the Men's Tennis match against Washington and Lee, set for tomorrow, has been postponed. The Men will also be in action Saturday at Roanoke, with their match beginning at 1:00 PM.