HOLLINS CLAIMS ODAC WOMENS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Hollins University won three of the six singles flights
and all three doubles flights en route to winning the Old Dominion Athletic
Conference womens tennis championship held April 26-28 at Washington
Hollins totaled 60 team points followed by Washington and Lee (53), Bridgewater
(35.5), Sweet Briar (33.5), Roanoke (24), Emory & Henry (20), Virginia
Wesleyan (19.5), Eastern Mennonite (14.5), Lynchburg (14), Randolph-Macon
(3), Guilford (0) and Randolph-Macon Womans College (0).
Hollins sophomore Anne Stephenson (Winchester, Va./Handley) won the No.
2 singles flight as she defeated W&L sophomore Ellie Simpson (Bluefield,
Va./Graham) in the finals, 7-6 (2), 6-2.
Sophomore Cayce Schnare (Douglasville, Ga./Oak Mountain Academy) of Hollins
won the No. 3 singles flight by defeating Sweet Briar freshman Ashley
Forehand (Spring Grove, Va./Prince George) in the finals, 6-4, 6-3.
Freshman Lora Farris (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) of W&L defeated
Sweet Briar freshman Brooke Sagalowsky (Indianapolis, Ind./Park-Tudor),
7-5, 3-6, 6-4, to win the No. 4 singles flight.
Hollins sophomore Kendra Perry (High Point, N.C./High Point Central)
defeated sophomore Emily Taylor (Houston, Texas/Episcopal) of W&L,
5-7, 6-3, 6-1, to win the No. 5 singles bracket, while W&L freshman
Kristin Crawford (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) downed Bridgewater
freshman Anne Yust (Westminster, Md./Westminster), 6-3, 6-3, to win the
No. 6 singles bracket.
In doubles, the duo of Alice Moss (Fredericksburg, Va./James Monroe)
and Stephenson from Hollins downed W&Ls Trimble and Simpson
for the No. 1 championship, 6-4, 7-5.
Brea Strager (Blacksburg, Va.) and Katherine Howard (Akron, Ohio) from
Hollins claimed the championship of No. 2 doubles as they defeated W&Ls
Taylor and Farris, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Hollins Schnare and Jennifer Adkins (Roanoke, Va.) defeated W&Ls
Crawford and freshman Meredith Bailey (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) in the
No. 3 doubles final, 6-4, 6-3.
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