Lady Hawks earn 10th win of the season

Kacey Stephens won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 6 singles in Huntingdon's 9-0 win over Webber International on Monday. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Kacey Stephens won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 6 singles in Huntingdon's 9-0 win over Webber International on Monday. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 

 

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team defeated Webber International University 9-0 in Monday's netrual site match.

Huntingdon improves to 10-3 on the season while NAIA Webber falls to 2-7.

The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 3-0 lead after taking two of three doubles matches. Huntingdon won No. 3 doubles by default.

Dusty Catala and Mariah Bastos paired together at No. 1 doubles for an 8-2 win. The duo improves to 8-1 on the season. Heather Tabor and Josie Waddell won 8-0 at No. 2.

In singles play, Huntingdon won five of six matches. The Lady Hawks won No. 6 singles by default. Catala (No. 1) failed to drop a game as the freshman took a 6-0, 6-0 win. Caroline McBroom (No. 2) won 6-1, 6-3, Clayton Waring (No. 3) won 6-2, 6-3 and Kacey Stephens (No. 4) won 6-1, 6-3.

Jordan Fleming (No. 5) needed three sets to take the win. The freshman lost 2-6 but rebounded with a 6-2 win and a 13-11 tiebreaker.  

Huntingdon will play George Fox and Eastern Florida on Tuesday in Orlando.

 

Match Results

Singles

No. 1: Dusty Catala (HC) def. Eva Nusbaum (WIU) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Caroline McBroom (HC) def. Juliana Fuentes (WIU) 6-1, 6-3

No. 3: Clayton Waring (HC) def. Amber Riedel (WIU) 6-2, 6-3

No. 4: Kacey Stephens (HC) def. Alissa Riedel (WIU) 6-1, 6-3

No. 5: Jordan Fleming (HC) def. Manuela Vazquez (WIU) 2-6, 6-2, 13-11

No. 6: Virginia Gaston (HC) won by default

 

Doubles

No. 1: Bastos-Catala (HC) def. Nusbaum-Fuentes (WIU) 8-2

No. 2: Tabor-Waddell (HC) def. Al. Riedel-Vazquez (WIU) 8-0

No. 3: Fleming-Virginia Gaston (HC) won by default  

 

 

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