Thursday, March 1, 2012


Brevard falls to Runnin' Bulldogs on Thursday, 7-0

Brevard, N.C. - Brevard was unable to defend the McCoy Tennis Complex on Tuesday afternoon, falling to the visiting Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs in all matches, 7-0.

Gardner-Webb improves to 4-4 on the season, while the Tornados fall to 2-3.

Erica White and Ronia Hutterli took the first match of the contest against Brevard’s Elise Labus and Ellie Bartholomew, winning 8-0 on court no. 3. Alice Hopkins and Yasmin Doost’s 8-3 victory on court no. 2 over Lindsay Hostetter and Jennifer Nyman clinched the doubles point for the visiting team, while Ioana Oprea and Jenny Lunde completed the sweep on court no. 1 with an 8-5 victory over Claire Dillman and Michelle Prata.

The top singles match on the afternoon occurred on court no. 3 between Prata and Oprea. The duo battled throughout the first set with Prata falling in the set tiebreaker as Oprea went up 1-0 with the 7-6 victory. Prata continued to battle in the second set, but was unable to come back as Oprea completed the two-set win.

Brevard takes to the road for their next match as the Tornados begin their annual trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C. First match of the week for Brevard is on Monday, February 5th against Ashford.

Singles competition
1. Erica White (GWUW) def. Claire Dillman (BCW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Alice Hopkins (GWUW) def. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Ioana Oprea (GWUW) def. Michelle Prata (BCW) 7-6, 6-0
4. Jenny Lunde (GWUW) def. Elise Labus (BCW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Ronia Hutterli (GWUW) def. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Yasmin Doost (GWUW) def. Ellie Bartholomew (BCW) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Ioana Oprea/Jenny Lunde (GWUW) def. Claire Dillman/Michelle Prata (BCW) 8-5
2. Alice Hopkins/Yasmin Doost (GWUW) def. Lindsay Hostetter/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) 8-3
3. Erica White/Ronia Hutterli (GWUW) def. Elise Labus/Ellie Bartholomew (BCW) 8-0