Cloney goes 2-0

Nicole Arnold  2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Nicole Arnold 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WASHINGTON, D.C. – McDaniel swept singles play to key its first win of the spring, defeating Trinity (D.C.) 9-0 in non-conference women's tennis action on Saturday.

Danielle Cloney (Severna Park, Md.) keyed the win for the Green Terror (2-9), going 2-0 without dropping a game. She teamed with Chelsea Barnett (Hanover, Pa./South Western) for an 8-0 win at first doubles before tallying a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.

Barnett capped a 2-0 day of her own with a 6-2, 6-0 win at first singles.

Amanda McCoy won the most games for the Tigers (1-7), taking four on the day.

Laura Pollard (Federalsburg, Md./Colonel Richardson) and Angela Johnson (Lansdowne, Md.) teamed for an 8-2 win at second doubles. Pollard capped her 2-0 day with a 6-1, 6-0 win at second singles while Johnson won 6-0, 6-2 at fifth singles.

Lauren Lewis (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) and Nicole Arnold (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) capped doubles play with an 8-1 win in the third slot. Lewis and Arnold both won 6-0, 6-0 in their singles matches at fourth and sixth, respectively.

McDaniel returns to action at Franklin & Marshall on Tuesday. Match time is 4 p.m.

McDaniel 9, Trinity (D.C.) 0

1. Chelsea Barnett/Danielle Cloney (M) def. Shari King/Cindy Mendez 8-0;
2. Laura Pollard/Angela Johnson (M) def. Zubeyolch Modyun/Armani McCoy 8-2;
3. Lauren Lewis/Nicole Arnold (M) def. Larkia Meriwether/Tadde Mafouzatou 8-1.

1. Barnett (M) def. Meriwether 6-2, 6-0;
2. Pollard (M) def. King 6-1, 6-0;
3. Cloney (M) def. Mendez 6-0, 6-0;
4. Lewis (M) def. Modyun 6-0, 6-0;
5. Johnson (M) def. McCoy 6-0, 6-2;
6. Arnold (M) def. Mafouzatou 6-0, 6-0.