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