Lady Netters Gut Out 5-4 Win Over Piedmont

Lady Netters Gut Out 5-4 Win Over Piedmont

The women's tennis team notched their seventh win of the 2012 campaign on Wednesday evening by topping Piedmont in Demorest, Ga., 5-4.

The Petrels nearly swept through the doubles competiton but the No. 1 duo of Katarina Te and Sarah Duff let a match point go awry before falling in a tiebreak, 9-8 (4). Caffrey Francis and Clara Reinheimer combined for an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles while the No. 3 combo of Katie Siess and Jayme Danielson swept past their Lion counterparts 8-0.

In singles play, the Petrels got straight set wins from Francis at No. 1 (6-1, 6-2) and Siess at No. 5 (6-0, 6-4) before Danielson clinched the match at No. 3 by the score of 6-2, 6-1. The victory over the Lions marked the Petrels third consecutive win as they improved to 7-12 on the season. Complete match results listed below.

The Lady Netters will close out the regular season by facing Millsaps in Birmingham on April 21. 

Position  Oglethorpe University  Piedmont College  Winner  Score
 #1 Singles  Caffrey Francis  Katie Sailors  Oglethorpe University  6-1,6-2
 #2 Singles  Katarina Te  Chelsea Prince  Piedmont College  7-6(6),6-3
 #3 Singles  Jayme Danielson  Meghan Smith  Oglethorpe University  6-2,6-1
 #4 Singles  Sarah Duff  Morgan Reed  Piedmont College  6-2,2-6,1-0 (8)
 #5 Singles  Kate Siess  Lauren Anderson  Oglethorpe University  6-0,6-4
 #6 Singles  Tricia Groover  Ashley Fannon  Piedmont College  6-4,6-4
 #1 Doubles  Sarah Duff
 Katarina Te
 Chelsea Prince
 Meghan Smith
 Piedmont College  9-8(4)
 #2 Doubles  Caffrey Francis
 Clara Reinheimer
 Katie Sailors
 Morgan Reed
 Oglethorpe University  8-6
 #3 Doubles  Jayme Danielson
 Kate Siess
 Lauren Anderson
 Ashley Fannon
 Oglethorpe University  8-0