HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Senior Alex Weber earned a convincing 6-1, 6-1 win in her first match playing at #3 singles and the women's tennis team earned a 7-2 victory over Kutztown University this afternoon. With the win, The Abbey improves to 5-7 on the year. Kutztown is now 1-5.
The day started out very well for the Crusaders who earned victories at #1 and #3 doubles to take a 2-1 lead heading into singles play.
At #2 singles, Riley Ellingson got her second shutout of the year. Weber and Erika Noblett also had convincing wins at #3 and #4 singles. Then Emily Heim, at #6, also earned her second shutout of the season.
Belmont Abbey will finish its Spring trip tomorrow with a match against West Liberty University.
Belmont Abbey 7, Kutztown 2
1. Taylor Capoferri (KU) def. Darian DeFrench (BAC) 6-4, 6-1
2. Riley Ellingson (BAC) def. Alicia Pursell (KU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Alex Weber (BAC) def. Yasmeen Malik (KU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Erika Noblett (BAC) def. Mackenzie Delp (KU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Erica Dorn (BAC) def. Kara Urland (KU) 8-3
6. Emily Heim (BAC) def. Elyssa Tomczyk (KU) 6-0, 6-0
1. Darian DeFrench / Erica Dorn (BAC) def. Yasmeen Malik / Alicia Pursell (KU) 8-1
2. Taylor Capoferri / Kara Urland (KU) def. Morgan Zahnd / Erika Noblett (BAC) 8-4
3. Alex Weber / Morgan Nguyen (BAC) def. Shadimon Navarro / Ashley Carter (KU) 8-2