Coker Edges Lady Indians
NC Sports Information
February 20, 2003
HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Coker College earned its first victory of the season 5-4 over Newberry Thursday afternoon in women's collegiate tennis. The Cobras improve to 1-1 on the year and will next travel to Queens University of Charlotte this Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 PM.
Freshman Neely Davis pulled the match out of the fire for Coker at number five singles. Davis battled back from losing the first set 0-6 to claim the second set 6-0 and the third 6-2. Senior Jessica Pendergraft also won 6-2, 6-2 at number four singles. Freshman Emily Jordan teamed with Pendergraft at number one doubles to earn an 8-1 victory.
Newberry was to take on Converse College this Thursday, but the match is to be rescheduled.
Nicole Krohn (NEW) def. Emily Jordan (COK) 7-5, 6-3
Cayci Stokes (NEW) def. Jen Crocker (COK) 6-2, 6-1
Nadja Waxenegger (NEW) def. Ellen Mason (NEW) 6-2, 6-2
Jessica Pendergraft (COK) def. Elizabeth Ruffalo (NEW) 6-2, 6-2
Neely Davis (COK) def. Lofton Gowin (NEW) 1-6, 6-0, 6-2
Mikia Hamiel (COK) won by default
Stokes/Gowin (NEW) def. Crocker/Davis (COK) 8-6
Jordon/Pendergraft (COK) def. Waxenegger/Ruffalo (NEW) 8-1
Mason/Hamiel (COK) won by default