September 23, 2012

White wins twice

FREDERICK, Md. – McDaniel opened its fall schedule, dropping a pair of matches at Hood in non-conference women's tennis action on Sunday.

Sophie White (York, Pa./York Catholic) won one match against each opponent to lead the Green Terror (0-2), who dropped a 7-2 decision to Chowan and 6-1 decision to Hood. The fourth and fifth singles matches with the Blazers did not finish due to darkness.

Against Chowan, the Hawks swept doubles play and the top four singles matchups.

White downed Brittney Moser 6-3, 6-2 at fifth singles in her first collegiate singles match.

Nicole Arnold (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) added a three-set set win in the No. 6 slot. Arnold took the first set 6-3 before Jennifer Humphrey forced a third set super-tiebreaker with a 6-4 victory. Arnold prevailed 10-4 in the final set.

Breanne Johnson led Chowan with two wins, teaming with Moser for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles before taking second singles, 6-0, 6-1. Natalya Kamenshchiko and Humphrey took an 8-0 victory at second doubles before winning 6-0, 6-0 at first singles.

Against Hood, White teamed with Lauren Lewis (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) for an 8-4 win at third doubles.

White and Elise O'Meara (Bowie, Md./Elizabeth Seton) did not finish their pro-set singles matcheså.

Olivia Hosch led the Blazers, teaming with Emily Maerz for an 8-0 win at first singles before tallying an 8-0 win at first singles.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Goucher Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Action begins at 10 a.m. both days.

Chowan 7, McDaniel 2
Doubles
1. Breanne Johnson/Brittney Moser (C) def. Kiersten Patron/Chelsea Barnett 8-0;
2. Natalya Kamenshchiko/Jennifer Humphrey (C) def. Laura Pollard/Elise O'Meara 8-0;
3. Straffai Cleveland/Jessica Debrackre (C) def. Sophie White/Lauren Lewis 9-7.

Singles
1. Kamenshchiko (C) def. Patron 6-0, 6-0;
2. Johnson (C) def. Pollard 6-0, 6-1;
3. Debrackre (C) def. Barnett 6-1, 6-2;
4. Cleveland (C) def. O'Meara 6-1, 6-2;
5. White (M) def. Moser 6-3, 6-2;
6. Nicole Arnold (M) def. Humphrey 6-3, 4-6, (10-4).

Hood 6, McDaniel 1
Doubles
1. Emily Maerz/Olivia Hosch (H) def. Kiersten Patron/Chelsea Barnett 8-0;
2. Sandra Dziadas/Aubrey Fetters (H) def. Elise O'Meara/Laura Pollard 8-3;
3. Sophie White/Lauren Lewis (M) def. Nalla Tejera/Augusta Spandler 8-4.

Singles
1. Maerz (H) def. Patron 8-0;
2. Hosch (H) def. Pollard 8-2;
3. Dziadas (H) def. Barnett 8-4;
4. Tejera (H) vs. O'Meara (M) unfinished;
5. Mabie Tun (H) vs. White (M) unfinished;
6. Fetters (H) def. Nicole Arnold 8-5.

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