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Rutherford leads way in opener

Reaiah Rutherford (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Reaiah Rutherford (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Hood (1-0) 9, McDaniel (0-1) 0
What:
Non-conference women's tennis match
When:
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Where: Frederick, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Hood won all seven contested matches for a 9-0 win over McDaniel

THE LEADERS
Reaiah Rutherford (Old Lyme, Conn./Metropolitan Business Academy and Educational Center for the Arts) led the Green Terror at fifth singles. She dropped a 6-3, 6-3 match to Kathryn Cautero.

FOR THE FOES
• Megan Carter won twice for the Blazers without dropping a game. She and Skylar Wright won 8-0 at first doubles before Carter took a 6-0, 6-0 win at first singles.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Rachael Hartley (Baltimore, Md./Patapsco) and Akire Gaines (Ansonia, Conn./Ansonia) teamed for an 8-1 win at second doubles. Hartley capped a 2-0 day with a 6-0, 6-3 win at third singles.

THE INSIDE STORY
• Hood won third doubles and sixth singles by forfeit.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Albright on Tuesday. Match time is 3:30 p.m.