Pollard wins at fifth singles

Pollard wins at fifth singles
Laura Pollard 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

HAVERFORD, Pa. – Haverford swept doubles play en route to an 8-1 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis action on Saturday.

Laura Pollard (Federalsburg, Md./Colonel Richardson) took the lone point for the Green Terror (1-7, 0-2 CC), taking a three-set win at No. 5 singles.

Alex Ferrara led the Fords (6-2, 2-0 CC), going 2-0 without dropping a game.

Jordana Bloom took the first set at fifth singles 6-4 before Pollard forced a super-tiebreak third set with a 6-2 win in the second set. Pollard prevailed in the deciding set, 10-5.

Ferrara teamed with Caitlin Gallagher for an 8-0 win at first doubles before taking No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Gallagher capped a two-win day with a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Dickinson on Wednesday. Match time is 3:30 p.m.

Haverford 8, McDaniel 1
1. Alex Ferrara/Caitlin Gallagher (H) def. Kiersten Patron/Elise O'Meara 8-0;
2. Robyn Himelstein/Celia Tong (H) def. Sophie White/Chelsea Barnett 8-4;
3. Kristen Anderson/Rachal Torg (H) def. Laura Pollard/Angela Johnson 8-3.

1. Gallagher (H) def. Patron 6-1, 6-0;
2. Ferrara (H) def. Danielle Cloney 6-0, 6-0;
3. Himelstein (H) def. Barnett 6-2, 6-0;
4. Tong (H) def. White 6-1, 6-0;
5. Pollard (M) def. Jordana Bloom 4-6, 6-2, 10-5;
6. Kristen Anderson (H) def. O'Meara 6-0, 6-1.