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Women's Tennis Falls vs Shepherd

Shenandoah fell 8-1 to DII Shepherd Saturday evening.
Shenandoah fell 8-1 to DII Shepherd Saturday evening.

WINCHESTER, Va. - Visiting Shepherd University won its first women's tennis match of the 2019 season with an 8-1 victory over host Shenandoah Saturday night.


Playing indoors at Winchester Country Club, the Rams (1-0) won three close doubles matches before clinching with wins at Nos. 2 and 3 singles.

Shenandoah (1-1) got its victory at No. 1 singles. Madison Hansen defeated Alisha Atkins 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (12-10).


SU is back in action next Saturday in an 11 a.m. ODAC match at Washington and Lee.


Shepherd University 8, Shenandoah Hornets 1
Mar 2, 2019 at Winchester, Va. (Winchester Country Club) 

Singles competition
1. Madison Hansen (SUW) def. Alisha Atkins (SHEP) 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (12-10)
2. Zoie O'Neal (SHEP) def. Madison Rogers (SUW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Anna Bock (SHEP) def. Emma Crue (SUW) 6-0, 6-4
4. Olivia Scott (SHEP) def. Megan Hillyard (SUW) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (11-9)
5. Valentina P-Bollo (SHEP) def. Caitlin Bennett (SUW) 8-0
6. Nicolotte Bruley (SHEP) def. Mary Wolfrey (SUW) 8-0
Doubles competition
1. Alisha Atkins/Zoie O'Neal (SHEP) def. Madison Hansen/Megan Hillyard (SUW) 8-5
2. Anna Bock/Olivia Scott (SHEP) def. Emma Crue/Madison Rogers (SUW) 8-6
3. Claire Dean/Valentina P-Bollo (SHEP) def. Caitlin Bennett/Mary Wolfrey (SUW) 8-3


Match Notes
Shepherd University 1-0
Shenandoah Hornets 1-1
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (2,3,1,6,5,4)