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Emory Women’s Tennis Ends Regular Season with 7-2 Win Over Brenau

Emory Women’s Tennis Ends Regular Season with 7-2 Win Over Brenau

The fourth-ranked Emory University women’s tennis team finished its 2010 regular season on a positive note, defeating Brenau University 7-2  at the Woodruff P.E. Center on Sunday.

The Eagles jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead after winning all three doubles matches.  Emory’s first pairing of Zahra Dawson and Lorne McManigle claimed a 8-6 victory over their Brenau counterparts, Lyn See Choo and Kate Mazackova.  In the second doubles match, senior all-Americans Sabra Rogers and Tshema Nash won 8-4 over Jolene Wong and Liubov Orlova.  Emory’s Jordan Wylie and Lindsay Reidenbach rounded out doubles play with an 8-1 win over Hannah Thompson and Eline Nagels in the third doubles match.

In singles play, Emory’s Tshema Nash won in straight sets for Emory, 6-1, 6-4 over Jolene Wong in the fourth singles match.  In the second singles match, McManigle earned a come-from-behind 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 win over Kate Mazackova, while Reidenbach came  from behind against Hannah Thompson in the fifth singles match, 2-6, 7-5, 10-7, to clinch the team victory for Emory.  Rounding out the day, Emory's Sara Vrabec remained perfect in singles matches during the spring season, improving to 18-0 with a 6-2, 6-1 straight-set victory over Eline Nagels.

With the win, Emory wraps up its regular season with a record of 18-5, while Brenau drops to 11-10.  The Eagles will open up the NCAA Tournament on either May 14th or 15th, at a time and location to be determined.