Lindsay Shaeffer led the Tornados into action Saturday
Lindsay Shaeffer led the Tornados into action Saturday

BC Tennis hosts Mountain Invitational

The Brevard College Women’s Tennis team began the BC Mountain Invitational Tournament this afternoon, hosting teams from Carson-Newman, Pfeiffer, Gardner-Webb, Georgia Southern, North Georgia College and West Virginia.


Beginning the match in the singles A draw, Lindsay Hostetter fell to WVU’s Cardenas 6-3, 6-0, while Lindsay Shaeffer advanced to the second round to face GSU’s Kegereis after defeating Carson-Newman’s Cappadona 6-0, 6-3.


In the B draw, Jennifer Nyman advanced to the second round after receiving a bye. Kayley Duval fell to Brooks from Carson-Newman, 6-0, 6-3.


From the C draw, Kim Dixon fell to WVU’s Blaskovicova 6-0, 6-1. Merek Slagle also lost to Carson-Newman’s Sorah, 6-2, 6-3.


Starting off the doubles matches, in the A flight, Hostetter and Shaeffer won their first match over Burton and Plisbury of WVU. In their second match though, they fell to the team from Carson-Newman, Barlett and Snead, in a closely fought battle, 9-8.


In the Doubles B flight, Dixon and Nyman fell to Brooks and Cappadona from Carson-Newman in the first round, 8-3.


The Doubles C flight team of Duval and Slagle dropped their match against Blaskovica and Pantovic, the duo from WVU, 8-0.


The women’s tournament continues Saturday, September 6, 2008, with the first matches being served up at 8 a.m. on the courts located at Brevard College.

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