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Tennis Teams Fall to Birmingham Southern

Claire Luger (left) and Gretchen Rowe (right)
Claire Luger (left) and Gretchen Rowe (right)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Both Covenant tennis teams were in action on Saturday against region foe Birmingham Southern at the McCallie School in Chattanooga. The visiting Panthers scored 9-0 victories on both the men's and women's sides.

The Covenant men drop to 0-2 on the year, while the women are now 0-1.

Both teams will be back in action next Friday at Reinhardt. The women return home for a match against Agnes Scott on Saturday, Feb. 22.

Women's Scores:

Doubles:
Moya Moore/Sara Cohen (BSC) def. Madeline Hyatt/Sarah Carter (CC) 8-0
Lindsey Farrell/Mary Evelyn Carroll (BSC) def. Gretchen Rowe/Claire Luger (CC) 8-5
Terria Punturo/Emily Holst (BSC) def. Lindsay Geving/Ellen Kirkpatrick (CC) 8-2

Singles:
Moore (BSC) def. Hyatt (CC) 6-2, 6-2
Cohen (BSC) def. Rowe (CC) 6-3, 6-2
Holst (BSC) def. Luger (CC) 6-3, 6-1
Carroll (BSC) def. Carter (CC) 6-2, 6-2
Farrell (BSC) def. Kirkpatrick (CC) 8-3
Punturo (BSC) def. Geving (CC) 6-7, 6-2, 10-3
Men's Scores:
Doubles:
Christian Matthews/Tony DaMaia (BSC) def. Frank Portlock/Roy Anderson (CC) 8-3
Brian Brandt/Ben Reardon (BSC) def. Connor Shimmel/Michael O'Brien (CC) 8-6
Blake Nuwayhid/Crosby (BSC) def. Jonah Anderson/Travis Hutchinson (CC) 8-0
Singles:
Matthews (BSC) def. O'Brien (CC) 6-2, 4-6, 10-8
Brandt (BSC) def. Portlock (CC) 6-2, 6-1
Alex Makarenko (BSC) def. J. Anderson (CC) 6-0, 6-1
DaMaia (BSC) def. R. Anderson (CC) 6-2, 6-0
Reardon (BSC) def. Nathan Hernandez (CC) 6-0, 6-0
Jay Patel (BSC) def. Jonathan Turner (CC) 7-5, 6-4