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Mars Hill Tennis Downs Lenoir-Rhyne Women PDF Print
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Friday, 08 March 2013 11:35

The Mars Hill Women's Tennis Team (1-5, 1-1) picked up its first South Atlantic Conference win of the season, 7-2, over Lenoir-Rhyne (0-3, 0-3) Thursday

afternoon at the Hart Tennis Center. Despite the loss, Lenoir-Rhyne did manage to pull out wins at No. 4 singles and No. 6 singles. At fourth singles, junior Nateesha Hurtt (Jacksonville, Fla.) improved to 3-0 on the season after downing Mars Hill's Aly Jones (Wilson, N.C.), 6-1 and 7-5.
Meanwhile, freshman Amanda Bryan (Taylorsville, N.C.) prevailed over Natalie Hilbig (Columbus, N.C.), 6-3 and 6-4, at sixth singles for the Bears despite the loss.
Lenoir-Rhyne returns home to host Coker in its next match on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., at Hickory High School.
Mars Hill does not play again until Tuesday, March 19, against Young Harris in Young Harris, Ga., beginning at 2:00 p.m.


NCAA Division II Women's Tennis Final
Mars Hill 7, Lenoir-Rhyne 2
March 7, 2013 at Mars Hill, N.C.
Hart Tennis Center
Singles competition:
1. Tatiana Dualiby (MHC) def. Kelsey Love (L-R), 6-1, 6-2
2. Anna Rickenbaker (MHC) def. Ivey Tant (L-R), 6-1, 6-1
3. Marian Pinate (MHC) def. Lacey Lapp (L-R), 6-4, 6-3
4. Nateesha Hurtt (L-R) def. Aly Jones (MHC), 6-1, 7-5
5. Alison Fridley (MHC) def. Maggie Brown (L-R), 6-3, 2-6, 10-7
6. Amanda Bryan (L-R) def. Natalie Hilbig (MHC), 6-3, 6-4


Doubles competition:
1. Tatiana Dualiby/Anna Rickenbaker (MHC) def. Nateesha Hurtt/Kelsey Love (L-R), 8-3
2. Alison Fridley/Aly Jones (MHC) def. Lacey Lapp/Ivey Tant (L-R), 8-6
3. Marian Pinate/Natalie Hilbig (MHC) def. Amanda Bryan/Meaghan Liner (L-R), 8-5
Records: Lenoir-Rhyne (0-3, 0-3 SAC), Mars Hill (1-5, 1-1 SAC)


Mars Hill Downs Lenoir-Rhyne Men, 8-1


The Mars Hill Men's Tennis Team (2-4, 1-1) defeated Lenoir-Rhyne (0-3, 0-3), 8-1, in a South Atlantic Conference match Thursday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Center.
Despite the setback, Lenoir-Rhyne did prevail at third singles in the contest.
L-R freshman Filip Dobrosavljevic (Cacek, Serbia) beat Mars Hill's Michael Melvill (Ottawa, Canada) by scores of 6-1 and 6-4.
Lenoir-Rhyne returns home to take on Coker on Saturday at Hickory High School beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Mars Hill hosts Grand Rapids on Friday afternoon. Match time is set for 1:00 p.m.


NCAA Division II Men's Tennis Final
Mars Hill 8, Lenoir-Rhyne 1
March 7, 2013 at Mars Hill, N.C.
Hart Tennis Center
Singles competition:
1. Lucas Simm (MHC) def. David Richardson (L-R), 6-2, 6-4
2. Euquerio Guerrero (MHC) def. Kilian Symalla (L-R), 6-4, 6-5
3. Filip Dobrosavljevic (L-R) def. Michael Melvill (MHC), 6-1, 6-4
4. Sam Lee (MHC) def. John Christian Reid (L-R), 6-4, 6-4
5. Zach High (MHC) def. Dylan Millwood (L-R), 6-2, 6-2
6. Joel Sturgis (MHC) def. Matthew Ledford (L-R), 6-7, 6-1, 10-5


Doubles competition:
1. Lucas Simm/Euquerio Guerrero (MHC) def. Kilian Symalla/Filip Dobrosavljevic (L-R), 8-0
2. Joel Sturgis/Michael Melvill (MHC) def. Matthew Ledford/Dylan Millwood (L-R), 8-2
3. Sam Lee/Zach High (MHC) def. John Christian Reid/David Richardson (L-R), 8-4
Records: Lenoir-Rhyne (0-3, 0-3 SAC), Mars Hill (2-4, 1-1 SAC)

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