Women's tennis sweeps Seahawks, Quakers in home opener

Emily Hoang waiting on a tennis serve

Lynchburg, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's women's tennis team blew past the competition Saturday, sweeping St. Mary's (Md.) and Guilford without dropping a single set.

The second victory of the day marked Lynchburg's first Old Dominion Athletic Conference win of the season. The Hornets are now 3-0 on the spring campaign.

The Hornets got the day started right with 8-0 doubles wins over the Seahawks by junior Christina Harris (Falls Church, Va.) and sophomore Caroline Guill (Louisa, Va.) at No. 1 and at No. 3 thanks to freshman Alissa Anderson (Norfolk, Va.) and senior Lilli Altenburg (Lexington, Va.).

Harris, the 32nd-ranked player in Division III, rolled at No. 1 singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win, and Altenburg at No. 4 and senior Reagan Coon (Churchville, Va.) at No. 6 both produced the same result as Lynchburg won handily.

The afternoon brought the Hornets their first ODAC competition of 2019, and Lynchburg carried the momentum into the match.

Harris and Guill won 8-1 at No. 1 doubles, followed by 8-0 sweeps at the other two slots by senior Sarah Wyly (Leesburg, Va.) and sophomore Emily Hoang (Sterling, Va.) along with Altenburg and Anderson.

Hoang and Coon won without dropping a game at the fifth and sixth singles slots to cap off the day.

Lynchburg's women's match against York (Pa.) set for Sunday has been postponed, so the Hornets will next take the court Friday, March 8 at Salem. First serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.

--LYN--

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3:30 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
5:30 PM
Bryn Mawr
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@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Aug 31
10:00 AM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley
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Sat Aug 31
2:00 PM
Catholic
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@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sun Sep 01
3:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
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@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Fri Sep 06
5:00 PM
Shenandoah
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7:00 PM
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Sat Sep 07
5:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
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@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational
Sun Sep 08
4:30 PM
Regent
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Wed Sep 11
7:00 PM
Mary Washington
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Fri Sep 13
7:00 PM
Oglethorpe
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Wed Sep 18
7:00 PM
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at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
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Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
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7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
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3:00 PM
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3:00 PM
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@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
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12:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
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Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
Sun Sep 08
2:00 PM
Kalamazoo
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
Sat Sep 14
11:00 AM
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at Emory
Sun Sep 15
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Piedmont
Piedmont Invitational
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
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Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
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Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
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Wed Oct 09
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