Women's Tennis Remains Unbeaten; Handles Crusaders With Ease
March 27, 2014
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s tennis team continues to play with tenacity as they easily dismantle the Crusaders of Belmont Abbey by a score of 9-0. The Falcons have not met a team that can challenge their red hot streak of 14 consecutive wins. With the win, Pfeiffer improves to 14-0 overall and 6-0 in Conference Carolinas action. The visiting Crusaders fall to 1-11 and 0-3 in conference play.
Pfeiffer swept the competition in doubles as they entered singles play with a 3-0 lead. Taylor Lindsay and Valeria Mendoza played a tough first game as they defeated their opponents by a score of 8-4 in the first doubles position. However, the fight stopped there as the team of Olivia Nelms and Hannah Watson as well as Mylene Petitpas and Amanda Long dispatched of their opponents by a final score of 8-0 in each game.
Singles play proved to be all Pfeiffer as Nelms claimed the Falcons fourth point coming off her 6-0, 6-2 victory over Katharine Miller in the number one position.
Lindsay earned the match clinching point in the number two singles position as she defeated Brooke Ingram in straight sets by scores of 6-0 in each set.
Briana Oliver and Kaleigh Featherstone were the two seniors on the women’s team as they said their final goodbyes on senior day with a victory.
Oliver defeated Brigid Donohue in the five position by scores of 6-1, 6-0.
Featherstone dispatched Elizabeth Leonards with ease in the number six position as she won 6-0 in each set.
Pfeiffer returns to action Saturday, March 29 in a much anticipated matchup with the Erskine Flying Fleet. The Falcons and the Flying Fleet are both undefeated in conference action. The match is set to start at 1:00 p.m.