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BREVARD COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

TORNADOS DROP MATCH WITH IUP 6-3

Indiana Unversity (Pa.) was able to take down Brevard 6-3

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – The Brevard College women’s tennis team was unable to top Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday as they fell 6-3 in a match at the Port Royal Racquet Club.

The Tornados fall to 3-5 on the season and 1-2 on their spring trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Brevard and IUP started in doubles action. The Tornados were 1-2 in doubles as just Lindsay Shaeffer/Jennifer Nyman defeated Ranvita Mahto/Kelly McBryan 8-3.

The Tornados dropped four of six singles matches against IUP as Elise Labus was first to win her match. Labus took down Alex Ballard at #6 singles with relative ease defeating her 6-1, 6-1. Nyman’s #5 singles match went to a third set tie-breaker. Nyman was able to pick up the win over McBryan. Nyman fell 4-6 in the first set but won the second 6-2. She was able to take the tie-breaker 10-7 giving her the singles win.

The Tornados are back in action on Friday when they take on Charleston University (W.V.) at 8 a.m.

Singles competition
1. Katie Eaton (IUPW) def. Lindsay Shaeffer (BCW) 6-2, 1-6, 10-7
2. Tabtip Louhabanjong (IUPW) def. Claire Dillman (BCW) 6-3, 7-6
3. Emilia Osborne (IUPW) def. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) 6-1, 7-5
4. Ranvita Mahto (IUPW) def. Michelle Prata (BCW) 6-2, 6-7, 10-7
5. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Kelly McBryan (IUPW) 4-6, 6-2, 10-7
6. Elise Labus (BCW) def. Alex Ballard (IUPW) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Katie Eaton/Tabtip Louhabanjong (IUPW) def. Claire Dillman/Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) 8-2
2. Lindsay Shaeffer/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Ranvita Mahto/Kelly McBryan (IUPW) 8-3
3. Emilia Osborne/Alex Ballard (IUPW) def. Michelle Prata/Elise Labus (BCW) 8-3