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Autise Mortimer continues her roll, as she has won four straight at No. 1 singles and six straight with Lauren Hartley at No. 1 doubles
Autise Mortimer continues her roll, as she has won four straight at No. 1 singles and six straight with Lauren Hartley at No. 1 doubles

Lady Indians push streak to four with 7-2 win over Carson-Newman

Mortimer, Hartley have won six straight at No. 1 doubles, as has Poppe at No. 6 singles

Box Score

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Newberry College women's tennis team had its string of sweeps broken Friday, but the Lady Indians' winning ways continued, as they notched a 7-2 victory over Carson-Newman College in South Atlantic Conference action.

Newberry (6-5 overall, 3-1 SAC) was once again paced by the play of Autise Mortimer.

The Bahamian notched her fourth straight win at No. 1 singles over Tessa Caprio, 6-3, 6-4. Mortimer and Lauren Hartley (Beamsville, Ontario, Canada) won their sixth No. 1 doubles match in succession, 8-6, over Caprio and Elizabeth Sneed.

Bethany Poppe (Califton, N.J.) capped off a day in which she was named the College's Student of the Month with her sixth straight victory in the No. 6 singles slot, defeating Kellie Rimmer, 6-0, 1-0, with Rimmer retiring in the second set.

Isabel Kreidler (Horb, Germany) helped the Newberry cause with a come-from-behind victory in No. 3 singles. She fell behind early to Sneed but won, 1-6, 6-2, 6-0.

The Lady Indians will push for another crucial conference victory Saturday at 11 a.m., as they take on Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tenn.

Singles competition
1. Autise Mortimer (NEW) def. Tessa Caprio (C-N) 6-3, 6-4
2. Amanda Bartlett (C-N) def. Lauren Hartley (NEW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Isabel Kreidler (NEW) def. Elizabeth Sneed (C-N) 1-6, 6-2, 6-0
4. Tanea Miller (NEW) def. Emily Sorah (C-N) 6-3, 6-2
5. Chanelle Clare (NEW) def. Cassie Moulton (C-N) 6-0, 6-4
6. Bethany Poppe (NEW) def. Kellie Rimmer (C-N) 6-0, 1-0, retired

Doubles competition
1. Autise Mortimer/Lauren Hartley (NEW) def. Tessa Caprio/Elizabeth Sneed (C-N) 8-6
2. Amanda Bartlett/Emily Sorah (C-N) def. Isabel Kreidler/Bethany Poppe (NEW) 8-6
3. Chanelle Clare/Tanea Miller (NEW) def. Cassie Moulton/Kellie Rimmer (C-N) 8-5

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