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Women's Tennis Snaps Losing Skid With 7-2 Win Over Maryville

Lindsay Geving (photo credit: Anna Dove/Sports Information)
Lindsay Geving (photo credit: Anna Dove/Sports Information)

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- On a perfect afternoon for tennis, the Covenant women's tennis team snapped out of a four-match losing streak with a 7-2 victory over Maryville in USA South action at the Covenant Tennis Complex.

Covenant swept the doubles portion of the match and took four of the six singles matches for the win. The Lady Scots go to 8-5 on the year and 5-2 in conference play, while Maryville drops to 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the USA South.

Gretchen Rowe and Claire Luger teamed up for an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles, while doubles teams of Annie DeLuca and Lindsay Geving along with Gracie Smith and Jennie Spielman also took wins. DeLuca and Geving won 8-4 at No. 2 and Smith and Spielman were 8-5 winners at the No. 3 spot.

Maryville took two singles matches, but Covenant was able to hold off the visiting Scots. Luger had the match-clincher at No. 2 with her 6-1, 6-2 win over Kayla Lewis. DeLuca shutout Madison Reilly 6-0, 6-0. At the No. 5 position, Geving went into a second set tiebreak to come away with a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory and Spielman ended the match with a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 6.

Covenant will be back on the road on Friday when they travel to Montgomery, Ala., to face Huntingdon. Match time is set for 11 a.m.

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