tennis team wins opener at nationals
Ala. – The Lewis-Clark State College women’s
tennis team (shown left) defeated Lee
University of Tennessee 6-3 in Monday’s
opening round of the NAIA national
championships at the Mobile Tennis Center.
The Warrior men
didn’t fare as well, falling to Webber
International of Florida 6-3 on Monday. The
loss ended the season for the Warrior men,
who were making their eighth straight
The LCSC women,
making their 11th straight national
appearance, won two of three doubles matches
and then followed with its top three singles
players all picking up wins.
No. 1 singles
player Maria Resende captured a 6-2, 6-4 win
over Brooklyn Goodell, and teamed up with
Jamie Chad to score an 8-5 doubles win. Chad
also won her singles match in three sets.
Mei Fong and
Alyson Peck picked up LCSC’s other doubles
victory, while Shefat Baishakhi and Caity
Jones rolled to straight set victories in
was a double winner for the Warrior men. He
teamed up with Ari Zaslow for the Warriors’
only doubles victory with an 8-3 win. He
then swept his singles match by scores of
6-3 and 6-2.
win came in No. 1 singes as Boria Molas
claimed a 6-0, 7-6 win over Enrique Catter.
downfall came in the third set of singles
play where they lost all three third sets by
identical 6-4 scores.
International advances to meet No. 3 seed
Embry Riddle of Florida in Tuesday’s second
LCSC 6, LEE 3
#1 - Maria Resende/Jamie Chad (LCSC) def.
Brooklyn Goodell/Kelli Miller (Lee), 8-5
#2 - Courtney Hirth/Amanda North (Lee) def.
Rachel Moorhead/Shefat Baishakhi (LCSC), 8-4
#3 - Mei Fong/Alyson Peck (LCSC) def. Erin
Schanke/Ann Claire Butler (Lee), 8-4
#1 - Maria Resende (LCSC) def. Brooklyn
Goodell (Lee), 6-2, 6-4
#2 - Shefat Baishakhi (LCSC) def. Kelli
Miller (Lee), 6-2, 6-4
#3 - Jamie Chan (LCSC) def. Courtney Hirth
(Lee), 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
#4 - Amanda North (Lee) def. Rachel Moorhead
(LCSC), 6-4, 6-4
#5 - Caity Jones (LCSC) def. Erin Schanke
(Lee), 7-6, 3-6, 6-2
#6 - Ann Claire Butler (Lee) def. Alyson
Peck (LCSC), 6-2, 6-3
Webber International 6, LCSC 3
#1 - Enrique Catter/Ronnie Sang (WI) def.
Ara Sarkissian/Borja Molas (LCSC), 8-6
#2 - Christophe Bonadona/Cody Wright (WI)
def. Kevin lee/Dustin Forsyth (LCSC), 8-5
#3 - Cedric Dufour/Ari Zaslow (LCSC) def.
Magnus Hansen/Radovan Mircic (WI), 8-3
#1 - Molas (LCSC) def. Catter (WI), 6-0, 7-6
#2 - Bonadona (WI) def. Sarkissian (LCSC),
7-5, 2-6, 6-4
#3 - Dufour (LCSC) def. Wright (WI), 6-3,
#4 - Lund (WI) def. Zaslow (LCSC), 6-2, 1-6,
#5 - Sang (WI) def. Lee (LCSC), 6-3, 6-0
#6 - Hansen (WI) def. Hunt (LCSC), 6-1, 5-7,