Warriors Challenge, But Fall to Bears

Warriors Challenge, But Fall to Bears

Hickory, NC – Southern Wesleyan fell to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears in a 6-1 final on Friday afternoon.

Game Vitals

Final: Lenoir-Rhyne 6, Southern Wesleyan 1

Records: Southern Wesleyan (1-2) Lenoir-Rhyne (3-1)

How It Happened

Southern Wesleyan went 0-2 in doubles action in the loss to the Bears. The team of Jennifer Ball and Chyna Jones fell to the team of Emily Murchland and Sanne Janssen in a 6-0 final. The team of Iva Jankovic and Alex Golliher fell in a 6-0 final to the team of Marta Escanero Funes and Lucy Whelan.

The Warriors went 1-4 in singles action. Jennifer Ball challenged and pushed her match against Diana Babinets to three sets. She fell in the first set 4-6, won the second set 6-4, but fell in the third set. Iva Jankovic also pushed her match to three sets. She won the first set 6-2, dropped the second set 4-6, and came back to win her third set. Chyna Jones fell to Gemma Southwick in a 6-3 and 6-2 final. Alex Golliher fell to Ally Garofoli in a 6-0 and 6-0 final. Caitlynn Nixon fell to Lucy Whelan in a 6-0 and 6-1 final.

What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will host the Coker Cobras on February 13 at 2 p.m. The Warriors will then host Johnson C. Smith on February 16 at 3 p.m.