Women's Tennis Takes Lane, 5-4

Women's Tennis Takes Lane, 5-4

JACKSON, Ten. – The Owls women's tennis team improves to 2-4 on the season with a 5-4 victory over Lane College on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Wednesday afternoon in Jackson, Tenn., Owls duo Laura Kate Inman and Nicole Rensink grabbed the first point of the game with a 6-2 victory over Dragons pair Ashley Andrews and Bria Davis. Emma Potter and D'Khiyah Matthews also grabbed a second point for The W with a 6-2 win against Lane team Daija O'Neal and Shannel Defoe.

Owls last duo Caroline Grafe and Briann Benson picked up one point against Kamya Smith and Britni Wilson was it enough and the last duo point went to Lane after a 6-1 set.

In the singles competition, Inman scored a second victory, taking down Andrews in two sets, 6-2 and 6-0. Rensink defeated O'Neal in three, 6-3, 3-6, and 10-5. The Owls final singles point came on the fourth court as Matthews took down Defoe, 6-0 and 6-5.

Lane picked up three points in the singles competition but the Owls closed the match with the 5-4 advantage.

The W 5, Lane 4
Singles

  1. Laura Kate Inman (MUW) def. Ashley Andrews (LC) 6-2, 6-0
  2. Nicole Rensink (MUW) def. Daija O'Neal (LC) 6-3, 3-6, 10-5
  3. Kamya Smith (LC) def. Emma Potter (MUW) 6-3, 6-3
  4. D'Khiyah Matthews (MUW) def. Shannel Defoe (LC) 6-0, 6-5
  5. Desiraye Stackhouse (LC) def. Caroline Grafe (MUW) 6-5, 6-2
  6. Britni Wilson (LC) def. Briann Benson (MUW) 6-1, 6-4

 
Doubles

  1. Laura Kate Inman / Nicole Rensink (MUW) def. Ashley Andrews / Bria Davis, 6-2
  2. Emma Potter / D'Khiyah Matthews (MUW) def. Daija O'Neal / Shannel Defoe, 6-2
  3. Kamya Smith / Britni Wilson (LC) def. Caroline Grafe / Briann Benson, 6-1