First Day Of Competition Was Strong For Women's Tennis

Megan Morris and the Musketeers are looking forward to another day of competition.

Megan Morris and the Musketeers are looking forward to another day of competition.

Sept. 20, 2013

Highland Heights, Ky. - The Xavier women's tennis team completed its first day of competition at the Northern Kentucky Invitational. The Musketeers showed strong performance battling their competition and the weather.

In singles play, senior Allyson Westling clinched two wins by defeating Morehead State's Sandrine Beaule 6-2, 6-1, and Belmont's Maddie Gilley 6-1, 6-0.

Sophomores Megan Morris and Caitlin Lawless each battled to three sets to get their first win of the season. Morris defeated Morehead State's Kennedy Womack, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (13-11). Lawless posted a score of 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (11-9), defeating Belmont's Abbie Mather.

In doubles competition, Lawless and Morris were tied 7-7 in the first set against Morehead State before weather became an issue and it was marked unfinished. Brooke Dennis and Westling's matched was marked unfinished as well due to weather.

Competition will continue tomorrow with live stats available at this website.

Singles
Morris (XU) def. Womack (MSU) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (13-11)
Maciel (BU) def. Morris (XU) -4, 6-3
Lawless (XU) def. Mather (BU) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (11-9)
Lawless (XU) vs. Soutar (NKU) No Result
Wild (MSU) def. Dennis (XU) 6-4, 6-1
Westling (XU) def. Beaule (MSU) 6-2, 6-1
Westling (XU) def. Filley (BU) 6-1, 6-0
Westling (XU) def. Nellessen (NKU) No Result

Doubles
Romeo/Soutar (NKU) vs. Dennis/Westling (XU) 7-2, unfinished
Lawless/Morris (XU) vs. Beaule/Womack (MSU) 7-7, unfinished