Thursday, March 20, 2014


ANDERSON, S.C.- The Brevard College (3-5, 0-2 SAC) women’s tennis team traveled for their second South Atlantic Conference match up against Anderson University (4-4, 3-2 SAC) losing 7-2  at Max Grubbs Memorial Courts on Thursday, March 20.

Katie Daugherty and Michelle Prata paired up for No.1 doubles against Karen Ching and Avery Owens winning 9-8, 8-6 then Daugherty took  No.1 singles with a win over the Trojans Karen Ching 6-1, 6-4.

Jule Hermann and Ana Drummond performed closely to the Alexandra Ebner and Nikkola Wichenko but came up short at 8-5. Tornados finished doubles 1-2 then preceded to a tough round of singles play.

Michelle Prata matched up against a familiar opponent from doubles falling 6-0, 6-3. Jule Hermann came back from a 6-1 loss in the first set to a 7-5 in the second but couldn’t grab the win.

Anderson controlled the rest of the match for the 7-2 win over Brevard.

Brevard will host Mars Hill at McCoy Tennis Complex at Brevard College at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 24.

Tennis Match Results
Brevard College vs Anderson
Mar 20, 2014 at Anderson, S.C.
(Max Grubbs Memorial Courts)
Anderson 7, Brevard College 2

Singles competition
1. Katie Daugherty (BCWTEN) def. Karen Ching (AU-W) 6-1, 6-4
2. Avery Owens (AU-W) def. Michelle Prata (BCWTEN) 6-0, 6-3
3. Rebecca Bruning (AU-W) def. Jule Hermann (BCWTEN) 6-1, 7-5
4. Alexandra Ebner (AU-W) def. Claudia Hellman (BCWTEN) 6-1, 6-0
5. Lindsay Gregory (AU-W) def. Nirvanna Silva (BCWTEN) 6-1, 6-1
6. Nikkola Wichenko (AU-W) def. Ana Drummond (BCWTEN) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Katie Daugherty/Michelle Prata (BCWTEN) def. Karen Ching/Avery Owens (AU-W) 9-8, 8-6
2. Lindsay Gregory/Rebecca Bruning (AU-W) def. Claudia Hellman/Nirvanna Silva (BCWTEN) 8-1
3. Alexandra Ebner/Nikkola Wichenko (AU-W) def. Jule Hermann/Ana Drummond (BCWTEN) 8-5

Match Notes:
Brevard College 3-5 (0-2 SAC)
Anderson 4-4 (3-2 SAC)