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Women's Tennis Downs Mary Baldwin in Spring Opener

Women's Tennis Downs Mary Baldwin in Spring Opener

The Randolph-Macon women's tennis team opened their spring season victorious as it took down in-state rival Mary Baldwin on Sunday afternoon, 8-1. The Yellow Jackets swept the Fighting Squirrels in doubles play, losing a total of nine games through three matches. Becky Villeda (Williamsburg, Va./Walsingham Academy) and Mary-Blair Seward (Clarmont, Va./Appomatox) set the tone at three doubles with a score of 8-2. In singles play the Jackets were paced by Freshman Camilla Thurman (Knoxville, Tenn./Knoxville Catholic) who cruised to a straight set victory at the number one singles slot. Katie Sarnowski (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) was able to pull out a close match at three singles defeating her opponent 7-5, 7-6 in hard fought second set tiebreaker. With the victory the Yellow Jackets move to 3-1 heading into next weekend's contests. 



Thurman/Sarnowski def Massie/Lutz 8-3 

Holderman/Huffman def Eastridge/Bhagat 8-4 

Villeda/Seward def Bantel/Wine 8-2 


Camilla Thurman def Katlyn Massie 6-0,6-0 

Grace Holderman def Gretchen Lutz 6-3,6-4 

Katie Sarnowski def Hannah Eastridge 7-5,7-6(10) 

Adele Huffman def Virani Bhagat 7-5, 6-0 

Becky Villeda def Lauren Hodgkins 6-0, 6-1 

Liz Wine def Mary-Blair Seward 7-5,6-7 10-2 


Up next the team travels to Averett on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and Meredith on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.