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