Women's Tennis Earns 5-4 Victory at Mount Olive
April 5, 2014
MOUNT OLIVE, NC – The Pfeiffer women’s tennis team (15-1, 7-1 CC) rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 5-4 victory at Mount Olive (9-6, 4-4) on Saturday afternoon.
Mount Olive took two of the three doubles matches on the afternoon to claim an early 2-1 lead in the matchup. Hannah Watson and Olivia Nelms claimed Pfeiffer’s lone doubles victory by a final score of 8-4.
Pfeiffer was able to grab four of the six singles battles to come away with the narrow victory. Nelms won a tough first singles matchup against Francesca Ceppi by scores of 2-6, 6-1 and 6-2. Taylor Lindsay swept through second doubles with consecutive 6-3 wins. In third and sixth singles, Mount Olive downed Pfeiffer but Hannah Watson and Mylene Petitpas won in fourth and fifth singles respectively to hold on for the win.
Pfeiffer returns to action on Wednesday when they travel to Converse for a 3 p.m. match which will be the last Conference Carolinas contest of the year for Pfeiffer.