Men's and Women's Tennis Fall to Washington College to Open Play in Florida

Men's and Women's Tennis Fall to Washington College to Open Play in Florida

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

ORLANDO, Fla. – Both the Berry College men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to Washington College on Sunday morning in Florida. The men’s team lost 5-4, while the women’s team lost 7-2.

WOMEN’S TEAM RESULTS:

  • Berry’s Sage Haurilla and Emmie Cornell earned the only doubles victory for the Vikings, defeating Mariah Thomas and Kiran Pont 8-2 in the No.3-Doubles spot.
  • Mary Cerny and Lauren Byrket fell to Julie Lazer and Rachel Martinez 8-1 in the No.1-Doubles spot, and Berry’s No.2- Doubles team of Kelsey McCray and Karleigh Dills fell to Krista Filiopoulos and Mary Hubert 8-2.
  • Dills finished the day with the only Berry single’s victory over Thomas, 6-1 and 6-1 in the No. 6-Singles spot.

MEN’S TEAM RESULTS:

  • Ryan Miner and Chase Gooding led the Viking’s doubles teams with an 8-1 victory over Washington’s Justin Panepinto and Zack Novick in the No.2-Doubles spot.
  • The Vikings’ Matt Blakely and Griffin Davis fell to Chris Salisbury and Jake Sandler 8-5 in the No.1-Doubles spot, and Jordan Crane and Daniel Alligood fell to Jeremy Novick and Luke Weaver 8-3 in the No.3-Doubles spot.
  • Alligood (6-3, 5-7, 6-1), Gooding (6-2, 7-5) and Miner (6-4, 2-6, 6-1) each earned a singles win for the Vikings as well, to keep Berry just one win away from the victory.

NOTABLES:

  • With the loss, both Berry teams fall to 1-2 on the season.
  • The Washington men’s and women’s teams improve to 3-0 and 2-0, respectively.

UP NEXT:

Berry’s men’s team will take on Lake Forest in their next matchup tomorrow at 8:00am in Orlando, Fla. The women will take on Trine at Florida Southern College in their next matchup on Tuesday, March 14 at 9:00am.

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