Women’s tennis opens season in Memphis

Junior Caroline McBroom won both her singles matches on Saturday against Belhaven and Rhodes. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Junior Caroline McBroom won both her singles matches on Saturday against Belhaven and Rhodes. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 

 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Huntingdon's women's tennis team lost to Belhaven and Rhodes in its season opener on Saturday.

The Lady Hawks (0-2) dropped their first match 7-2 to Belhaven University (2-1) and then closed the day with a 7-2 loss to Rhodes College (4-1). 

Freshman Mariah Bastos and junior Caroline McBroom each went 2-0 on the day.

In Huntingdon's first match, Bastos won at No. 4 singles, 7-5, 6-3, while McBroom won 5-7, 6-1, 11-9 at No. 5.

Against Rhodes, Bastos won her match 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 5 spot. McBroom played at No. 6 and took a 6-3, 6-2 win.

The Lady Hawks host Point University on Thursday for a 3 p.m. match.

 

Match Results

vs. Belhaven

Singles

No. 1: Ivanna Echezuria (BU) def. Dusty Catala (HC)  6-0, 6-1

No. 2: Natalia Lopez (BU) def. Josie Waddell (HC)  6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Mary Lichlyter (BU) def. Kacey Stephens (HC)  6-1, 6-0

No. 4: Mariah Bastos (HC) def. Hannah Daly (BU)  7-5, 6-3

No. 5: Caroline McBroom (HC) def. Caroline Terry (BU)  5-7, 6-1 (11-9)

No. 6:  Alexandria Furdge (BU) def. Jordan Fleming (HC)  8-4

 

Doubles

No. 1: Lopez- Echezuria (BU) def. Catala-Waddell (HC)  8-1

No. 2: Terry-Furdge (BU) def. Stephens-Clayton Waring (HC)  8-6

No. 3: Lichltyer-Daly (BU) def. Virginia Gaston-Heather Tabor (HC)  8-3

 
 

vs. Rhodes

Singles

No. 1: Caroline Doherty (RC) def. Catala (HC)  6-0, 6-2

No. 2: Anna Volkov (RC) def. Waddell (HC)  6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

No. 3: Natalie Arnold (RC) def. Zoya Robinson (HC)  6-1, 6-0

No. 4: Sara Abbott (RC) def. Tabor (HC)  6-2, 6-2

No. 5: Bastos (HC) def.  Maddy McDonald(RC)  6-4, 6-4

No. 6: McBroom (HC) def. Mary Mullen (RC)  6-3, 6-2

 

Doubles

No. 1: Boherty-Volkov (RC) def. Robinson-McBroom (HC)  8-3

No. 2: Arnold-Abbott (RC) def. Waddell-Bastos (HC)  9-7

No. 3: McDonald-Mullen (RC) def. Tabor-Clayton Waring (HC)  8-6 

 

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