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Marlins Spear Women's Tennis

The women's tennis team was shutout Saturday afternoon by Virginia Wesleyan.
The women's tennis team was shutout Saturday afternoon by Virginia Wesleyan.

WINCHESTER, Va. - Visiting Virginia Wesleyan continued its strong women's tennis season with a 9-0 ODAC victory over Shenandoah Saturday afternoon.

The Marlins (8-4, 4-4 ODAC) dropped just six games in doubles before completing the sweep over SU (4-6, 2-5) with straight set wins in singles.


Madison Hansen and Megan Hillyard had the closest match of the day for Shenandoah, falling 8-4 at No. 1 doubles.

Hansen's singles match, at No. 1, closed out the contest. Christine Zalameda was a 6-3, 6-0 winner in that match.


Shenandoah continues this homestand on Wednesday with a 4 p.m. ODAC match versus Lynchburg.


Virginia Wesleyan 9, Shenandoah Hornets 0
Apr 13, 2019 at Winchester, Va. (Lowry Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Christine Zalameda (VWUW) def. Madison Hansen (SUW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Audrey Bally (VWUW) def. Madison Rogers (SUW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Katie Staman (VWUW) def. Emma Crue (SUW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Taylor Witherspoon (VWUW) def. Megan Hillyard (SUW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Lyric Hinton (VWUW) def. Caitlin Bennett (SUW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Taitum O'Brien (VWUW) def. Madison Hoilman (SUW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Katie Staman/Audrey Bally (VWUW) def. Madison Hansen/Megan Hillyard (SUW) 8-4
2. Christine Zalameda/Lyric Hinton (VWUW) def. Emma Crue/Madison Rogers (SUW) 8-2
3. Aubree Johnson/Taylor Witherspoon (VWUW) def. Caitlin Bennett/Madison Hoilman (SUW) 8-0


Match Notes
Virginia Wesleyan 8-6, 4-4
Shenandoah Hornets 4-6, 2-5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,2,4,3,1)