Friday, March 11, 2011


The Tornados defeated the University of Charleston (W.V.) 6-3

Hilton Head Island, S.C. - The Brevard College women’s tennis team was able to take down #34 University of Charleston (W.V.) on Friday 6-3 at the Port Royal Racquet Club.

The Tornados improved to 5-4 on the season and 2-2 on their spring trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Brevard and Charleston started in doubles action, which the Tornados swept 3-0. Lindsay Hostetter/Claire Dillman defeated Sarah Monsheimer/Laura Smith 8-2 at the #1 doubles spot, while Lindsay Shaeffer/Jennifer Nyman won their #2 doubles match 8-2 over Marcela Torres/Christina Samoilov. Michelle Prata/Elise Labus were able to pick up an 8-5 victory at #3 doubles as they topped Mallika Mali/ Ilsaisaane Carter.

In singles action, Shaeffer made quick work of Torres by taking her down 6-1, 6-2 in straight sets at the #1 singles spot. Hostetter clinched the women’s team win, by defeating Smith at the #3 singles spot in straight sets, 7-6, 6-0. Dillman gave Brevard their sixth point of the match in a three-setter with Monsheimer. Dillman dropped the first set 3-6, but won the second 6-4 and the tie-breaker 10-5.

The Tornados wrap-up their spring trip with an 8 a.m.match with North Georgia on Saturday morning.

Singles Competition
1. Lindsay Shaeffer (BCW) def. Marcela Torres (CWVW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Clarie Dillman (BCW) def. Sarah Monsheimer (CWVW) 3-6, 6-4,10-5
3. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) def. Laura Smith (CWVW) 7-6, 6-0
4. Christina Samoilov (CWVW) def. Michelle Prata (BCW) 6-0, 5-7, 7-10
5. Mallika Mali (CWVW) def. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) 3-6, 0-6
6. Ilsaisaane Carter (CWVW) def. Elise Labus (BCW) 3-6, 7-6, 5-10

Doubles Competition
1. Lindsay Hostetter/Claire Dillman (BCW) def. Sarah Monsheimer/Laura Smith (CWVW) 8-2
2. Lindsay Shaeffer/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Marcela Torres/Christina Samoilov (CWVW) 8-2
3. Michelle Prata/Elise Labus (BCW) def. Mallika Mali/Ilsaisaane Carter (CWVW) 8-5