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Hollins Slips Past Women's Tennis

The Hornets dropped a 5-4 decision to Hollins University Sunday.
The Hornets dropped a 5-4 decision to Hollins University Sunday.

WINCHESTER, Va. - Visiting Hollins University rallied for a 5-4 ODAC women's tennis victory over Shenandoah Sunday afternoon.

Shenandoah (3-5, 1-4 ODAC) opened with wins in the top two doubles matches before seeing Hollins (3-9, 2-4) steal a point by taking an 8-7 (7-3) win at No. 3 doubles.


SU had a 7-4 lead in that No. 3 doubles match before Hollins stormed back. This victory would prove to be pivotal for the visitors.

Megan Hillyard gave the Hornets a third point with a win at love at No. 4 singles only to see Hollins clinch the victory with wins at Nos. 2, 3, 5 and 6 singles.

HU clinched with the win at No. 6.

With the match result determined, Madison Hansen was an 0-6, 7-6 (7-4), 1-0 (10-4) winner at No. 1.


The women continue ODAC play with a 4 p.m. home match Tuesday versus Sweet Briar.


Hollins 5, Shenandoah Hornets 4
Apr 7, 2019 at Winchester, Va. (Lowry Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Madison Hansen (SUW) def. Kateri Johnson (HU) 0-6, 7-6 (7-4), 1-0 (10-4)
2. Valerie Sargeant (HU) def. Madison Rogers (SUW) 6-1, 6-3
3. Sarah Snoddy (HU) def. Emma Crue (SUW) 6-4, 6-2
4. Megan Hillyard (SUW) def. Alexis Morring (HU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Juliette Baek (HU) def. Caitlin Bennett (SUW) 6-4, 6-2
6. Anna Holland (HU) def. Mary Wolfrey (SUW) 6-2, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. Madison Hansen/Megan Hillyard (SUW) def. Sarah Snoddy/Valerie Sargeant (HU) 8-4
2. Madison Rogers/Emma Crue (SUW) def. Juliette Baek/Kateri Johnson (HU) 8-4
3. Alexis Morring/Anna Holland (HU) def. Caitlin Bennett/Madison Hoilman (SUW) 8-7 (7-3)


Match Notes
Hollins 3-9, 2-4
Shenandoah Hornets 3-5, 1-4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,5,3,2,6,1)