Hornet Women Win Second-Straight with 7-2 Victory

Madison Dixon won 20 games combined in singles and doubles while dropping just two
Madison Dixon won 20 games combined in singles and doubles while dropping just two

For immediate release – 3/21/2014 - #266
Hornet Women Win Second-Straight with 7-2 Victory

ROANOKE, VA – The Lynchburg College women's tennis team won its second-straight match with a 7-2 victory over Hollins University in Old Dominion Athletic Conference action.

The Hornets jumped out to a quick start with an 8-0 victory by Hailey Bettencourt and Kelsey Dowling at #3 doubles. Carter Vaughn and Madison Dixon also won at #2 doubles, 8-2, before the Hollins duo of Victoria Coffee and Tiffany Hodges won 8-3 at #1 to cut the deficit to 2-1.

Lynchburg got a pair of easy singles victories from Dixon, Bettencourt and Carter Vaughn. Dixon won #4 singles 6-0, 6-0 while Vaughn took #3 singles and Bettencourt won at #5 by scores of 6-0, 6-3.

Betsy Stipa won 6-4, 6-2 at #2 singles while Dowling won 6-4, 6-4 at #6 for the final tally.

The Hornets (2-3/1-2) travel to Randolph College tomorrow to take on the WildCats at 1 p.m.