By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team defeated Point University 7-2 to earn its first win of the season.
In singles play, Huntingdon took five of six matches. Robinson (No. 3) and Mariah Bastos (No. 4) each won after their opponents retired to give the Lady Hawks a 4-1 lead.
Tabor (No. 5) took a 6-2, 6-0 win to clinch the match for Huntingdon and McBroom won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6. Catala won at No. 1 singles in three sets. The freshman fell 1-6 but responded with a 7-6 (7-0) win and took the tie-breaker 10-6.
Josie Waddell closed the match for Huntingdon with a three-set loss in the No. 2 spot. Waddell won her first set 7-5 but fell 6-7 (9-11) and lost the tie-breaker 5-10.
Huntingdon travels to Wesleyan for a USA South matchup on Saturday. Match time is set for an 11 a.m. start.
No. 1: Dusty Catala (HC) def. Luz Padilla (PU) 1-6, 7-6 (7-0), 10-6
No. 2: Katie Larck (PU) def. Josie Waddell (HC) 5-7, 7-6 (11-9), 10-5
No. 3: Zoya Robinson (HC) def. Taylor Navarro (PU) 5-4 retirement
No. 4: Mariah Bastos (HC) def. Martina Belloni (PU) 7-6, 3-3 retirement
No. 5: Heather Tabor (HC) def. Eman Cohen (PU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 6: Caroline McBroom (HC) def. Victoria White (PU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 1: Padilla-Larck (PU) def. Bastos-Waddell (HC) 8-5
No. 2: Catala-Robinson (HC) def. Navarro-Belloni (PU) 8-4
No. 3: McBroom-Tabor (HC) def. Cohen-Ashley Lane (PU) 8-2