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Tanea Miller helped Newberry to two points.
Tanea Miller helped Newberry to two points.

Women's tennis falls, 6-3, to Mars Hill

courtesy Mars Hill Sports Information

MARS HILL, N.C. - Both of the Lions' tennis teams defeated Newberry College Friday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex. Both squads won 6-3. MHC's women's team is now 13-5 overall and 3-3 in the SAC while the men improved their record to 7-8 overall and 2-3 in the league.

The Indians' women's tennis team fell to 8-9 overall and 2-4 in conference play. Newberry's men's team dropped to 5-8 on the season and 1-4 in SAC play. With the losses, the possibility of moving into the top four and hosting a first-round tournament match is eliminated for both squads.

Both of the Lions' teams will host Carson-Newman College at 2 p.m. on April 8. Newberry's tennis teams will play at Catawba College at 2 p.m. on April 12.

Mars Hill 6, Newberry 3
Singles

#1 Nancie Gruber (MHC) def. Isabel Kreidler (NEW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
#2 Whitney Stroud (MHC) def. Lauren Hartley (NEW) 7-5, 6-3
#3 Jenny Rogers (MHC) def. Chanelle Clare (NEW) 6-1, 6-2
#4 Tanea Miller (NEW) def. Maranda Dellinger (MHC) 6-2, 6-0
#5 Kim Blythe (MHC) def. Bethany Poppe (NEW) 0-6, 6-1, 6-2
#6 Brandy Hebert (MHC) def. Brittany Grooms (NEW) 6-3, 7-5
Doubles
#1 Gruber/Stroud (MHC) def. Poppe/Kreidler (NEW) 8-5
#2 Hartley/Miller (NEW) def. Rogers/Dellinger (MHC) 8-4
#3 Clare/Grooms (NEW) def. Blythe/Herbert (MHC) 8-5

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