Wolves netters outpaced, 7-0, by Presbyterian
Division I Blue Hose too much for scarlet and gray
February 7, 2011
CLINTON, S.C. – In its only match against a Division I foe this season, the Newberry women’s tennis team (0-2) could not keep up with the Presbyterian Blue Hose (1-1), falling by a 7-0 score.
The Wolves fell into a hole quickly when Marina Ziehe (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) dropped the No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 to Christina Limantoro. Shannon McManus (Charleston, S.C.) could only nab one game from Paige Oelke as the freshman fell 6-1, 6-0. Amanda Simmons (Saluda, S.C.) fell 6-0, 6-0 to Cara Caruso while Lindsay Kyzer (Saluda, S.C.) was on the wrong end of a 6-1, 6-0 match against Courtney Gardiner. Stephanie Matthews (Saluda, S.C.) could not find any offense against Patricia Alves, falling 6-0, 6-0 and Sierra Hoover (Duncan, S.C.) lost her No. 6 singles meeting with Lindsay Krause 6-1, 6-1.
The Wolves would not find any success in the doubles portion of the match either as Ziehe and McManus lost 8-1 to Limantoro and Oelke. Simmons and Kyzer fell 8-0 to Caruso and Gardiner while Hoover and Matthews were defeated 8-0 by Alves and Krause.
The netters will hit the courts once again when they host an exhibition match against Spartanburg Methodist on Wednesday, Feb. 9. The squads will take to the Cannon Courts at 3 p.m.