Tennis takes two from Austin College - Southwestern University

Tennis takes two from Austin College

Tennis takes two from Austin College

Southwestern tennis continued their strong play despite limited practice opportunities due to the weather and defeated Austin College 9-0 on the men's side and 6-3 on the women's side on Saturday morning.

Doubles wins were the key for the women as Southwestern swept to start the match up 3-0. Julie Swets and Emilie Moeller won 8-6 in #1, Kali Rose and Nicole Wilson won 8-4 in #2 and Maranda Kahl and Virginia Stofer rolled in #3 8-2.

Austin College put up a fight, winning the first three singles matches, but Wilson (#4) won 6-3, 6-4, Rose (#5) 6-2, 6-2 over Lide and Kahl took #6 singles 6-1, 6-3.

Southwestern men dominated with easy wins in doubles. Grant Gideon and Nickoloz Snovely took down Ambulo/Meedsen 8-1, William Ellis and Rod Khansari defeated Kubena/Glasscock 8-2 and Sam McCready and Oliver Farmen won in #3 doubles, 8-2.

The big wins continued in singles play with Snovely setting the tone with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Ambulo in #1 singles. Oliver Farmen followed suit, winning 6-1, 6-1 over Glasscock in #3 play and Neik Khansari did one better in #5 singles, defeating Oxenteiter 6-1, 6-0.

Ayinde Hall won needed three sets to win 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 over Meedsen in #2 singles, Grant Gideon won 6-2, 6-2 over Kubena in #4 play and David Strong defeated David Smith 6-3, 6-3 in #6.

Southwestern returns to the road to face East Texas Baptist on Friday, March 27th at 3 p.m.