Women's Tennis Grabs First Victory of the Season

Women's Tennis Grabs First Victory of the Season

JACKSON, Miss – The Owls women's tennis team collected its first win of the season, defeating Louisiana College 8-1 on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Millsaps College.

The W collected all three doubles points with the team of Laura Kate Inman and Nicole Rensink took down Wildcats duo Emma Hixson and Kylie Harless 8-6 in the first duo match. LC was short on numbers so the Wildcats forfeited the final two doubles points.

In the single competition, Rensink grabbed the Owls first point against Harless 10-5 and 6-2. Emma Porter won her first single's match of the season in three, dropping the first set 6-3 but picking up the last sets 6-4 and 6-5. The Owls picked up the final three match points against due to forfeit.


The W  8, Louisiana College 1
#1 Singles            Emma Hixson (LC) def. Laura Kate Inman (The W)            6-2, 6-2
#2 Singles            Nicole Rensink (The W) def. Kylie Harless (LC)                   6-5, 6-2
#3 Singles            Emma Potter (The W) def. Amber Askew (LC)                     3-6, 6-4, 10-5
#4 Singles            D'Khiyah Matthews (The W) def. (LC)                                  WF
#5 Singles            Caroline Grafe (The W) def. (LC)                                         WF
#6 Singles            Sarah Gilliland (The W) def. (LC)                                         WF

#1 Doubles          Inman/Rensink (The W) def. Hixon/Harless (LC)                  8-6
#2 Doubles          Potter/Matthews (The W) def. (LC)                                       WF
#3 Doubles          Grafe/Benson (The W) def. (LC)                                           WF