LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- The Covenant women's tennis team swept Berea 9-0 in their conference opener on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day from the Covenant Tennis Complex.
Prior to the match, the Scots honored their lone senior Masha Lanska. Lanska recorded her 12th singles win of her career, and first at the two flight, to clinch the match for Covenant and take a 5-0 match lead. In doubles play, Mariah Westra helped the senior pick up her eighth career doubles win 8-0 to take a 3-0 lead in the match.
The Scots did not drop a game in doubles play to take a 3-0 match lead.
Anna Logan and Grace Terryberry made quick work of their opponent pulling out the 8-0 victory at the three slot. Esther Eddy and Margo Koby did the same defeating Jaden Johnson and Agnes Dotse 8-0 at one doubles. Lanska and Westra completed the sweep at the two with an 8-0 win over Erin Goodpaster and Emma Lee Nelson.
Covenant (4-6, 1-0 USA South) dropped only five games in singles play en route to the dominating sweep.
Eddy took Goodpaster without dropping a game 6-0, 6-0 at one singles. Lanska then clinched the match for the Scots 6-2, 6-0 at the two singles flight.
Koby was able to defeat Johnson 6-1, 6-1 at three singles and Laney Beckwith took care of Eulalia Garcia 6-0, 6-1 at the five slot. Justine Blick swept Nelson 6-0, 6-0 at four singles just moments before Sara Blauw wrapped up the match with a 6-0, 6-0 sweep over Sharon Ngassa.
Berea falls to 0-3 overall and 0-2 in USA South play.
The Scots will travel to Demorest, Ga. to take on the Lions of Piedmont College on Tuesday for conference action. The match is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.
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