Pfeiffer Women's Tennis Gets Big Win at Ferrum
Ferrum, Va. – The Pfeiffer University women's tennis team won two of three doubles matches and four of the six contested singles matches to earn a hard-fought 6-3 road win at Ferrum.
Pfeiffer took a 2-1 lead after the doubles competition with Ferrum trailed 2-1 after doubles, with Darby Sherrill and Haylee Dixon winning their match at No. 2 by an 8-7 (1-0) score. The duo of Maddie Hatley and Sydney Honeycutt also took care of the opposition at No. 3 doubles by an 8-3 score
In singles action, the Falcons' Charlotte Craven won at No. 3, outlasting Ferrum's Alexandria Dixon 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (4-0) in a hotly contested match. Haylee Dixon took her No. 4 singles match by a 6-0, 6-2 scored while Sydney Honeycutt rallied at No. 5 after dropping the first set to take a 6-7, 6-0, 6-2 win.
Maddie Hatley would round out the Falcon winners at No. 6, earning a 7-6 (5-0), 6-7 (0-4), 6-0 win over Ferrum's Hailee Green.
1. Morgan Scott (FCW) def. Sydney Gray (PFU-W) 7-5, 6-4
2. Autum Murray-Burns (FCW) def. Darby Sherrill (PFU-W) 6-4, 6-2
3. Charlotte Craven (PFU-W) def. Alexandria Dixon (FCW) 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (4-0)
4. Haylee Dixon (PFU-W) def. Jordan Thompson (FCW) 6-0, 6-2
5. Sydney Honeycutt (PFU-W) def. Mallory Scott (FCW) 6-7, 6-0, 6-2
6. Maddie Hatley (PFU-W) def. Hailee Green (FCW) 7-6 (5-0), 6-7 (0-4), 6-0
1. Autum Murray-Burns/Morgan Scott (FCW) def. Sydney Gray/Charlotte Craven (PFU-W) 8-1
2. Darby Sherrill/Haylee Dixon (PFU-W) def. Alexandria Dixon/Jordan Thompson (FCW) 8-7 (1-0)
3. Maddie Hatley/Sydney Honeycutt (PFU-W) def. Chelsea Zizzi/Mallory Scott (FCW) 8-3
BACK ON COURT
Coach Kent Whitener's team will return to play on Saturday, March 23 with a USA South road match at Mary Baldwin. First serve is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.