Jefferson City, Tenn. - Ana Drummond won her first collegiate tennis matches, teaming up with Elise Labus to win on court no. 3, while recording her first singles victory with a win on court no. 6 and Michelle Prata clinched Brevard’s conference opener in an 8-1 victory over Carson-Newman on Wednesday afternoon.
Brevard improves to 7-4, 1-0 in the SAC, while Carson-Newman falls to 2-4, 0-1 in conference play.
Claire Dillman and Prata recorded the opening point for the Tornados, topping Jennifer Ott and Erin Green on court no. 1, 8-1 to put Brevard ahead early. Lindsay Hostetter and Jennifer Nyman added the second point against Katie Brown and Devon Jennings with an 8-3 win, while Labus and Drummond completed the Brevard sweep with an 8-6 victory over Kate Walker and Megan Wilson.
Dillman, Prata and Labus all recorded straight set victories in singles action with Dillman topping Ott on court no. 1, 6-2, 6-1 and Labus recorded the 6-2, 6-4 victory on court no. 4 over Wilson. Prata clinched the match with her 6-3, 6-0 win on court no. 3 over Katie Brown.
Nyman and Drummond added the final two points for Brevard as the duo both bounced back after dropping the first set to record the win in the third set tiebreakers on courts no. 5 and 6.
Green recorded the lone point for the Eagles on court no. 2, topping Hostetter in three sets to prevent the Brevard shutout.
Brevard is back in action on Saturday, March 17th at the McCoy Tennis Complex as the Tornados host Mount Olive College. First serve in doubles competition between the Tornados and the Trojans is set for noon.
1. Claire Dillman (BCW) def. Jennifer Ott (CNW) 6-2, 6-1
2. Erin Green (CNW) def. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) 6-3, 1-6, 7-6
3. Michelle Prata (BCW) def. Katie Brown (CNW) 6-3, 6-0
4. Elise Labus (BCW) def. Megan Wilson (CNW) 6-2, 6-4
5. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Tiffany Delias (CNW) 4-6, 6-4, 10-5
6. Ana Drummond (BCW) def. Devon Jennings (CNW) 4-6, 6-2, 10-4
1. Claire Dillman/Michelle Prata (BCW) def. Jennifer Ott/Erin Green (CNW) 8-1
2. Lindsay Hostetter/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Katie Brown/Devon Jennings (CNW) 8-3
3. Elise Labus/Ana Drummond (BCW) def. Kate Walker/Megan Wilson (CNW) 8-6