Tornado Tennis winners, Lady Tornado narrowly defeated at WSSU

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The King College men's tennis team was a 9-0 winner Sunday at Winston-Salem State (N.C.) University, however the Lady Tornado suffered a narrow 5-4 defeat.

The women's match came down to No. 4 singles where the home team's Dominique Lindsay defeated Karissa King (Rockwood, Tenn.) 0-6, 6-4 (11-9).

The Lady Tornado had to rally after falling behind 2-1 in doubles. The lone King victory came from Sarah Anderson (Bristol, Tenn.) and Crystal Harwell (Nashville, Tenn.) at No. 3 with a 8-5 score.

Harwell added a singles' win, 6-1 and 6-2. Brittany Freund (Bluefield, W.Va.) and Nerece Stoltz (Witbank, South Africa) added singles' victories at No. 5 and No. 3, respectively.

In the men's match King only lost six games in doubles before sweeping singles.

The Tornado went to 7-2 while the Lady Tornado's record stands at 5-4.

King welcomes Bridgewater (Va.) College for a 3 p.m. match on Wednesday.

Men's Results - King 9, Winston-Salem State 0

1. AVILA,Jose (KING) def. COXTON,Brian (WSSUM) 6-2, 6-0;

2. VIDAL,Pablo (KING) def. JONES,Creighton (WSSUM) 6-2, 6-1

3. JONES,Patrick (KING) def. JOHN,Nick (WSSUM) 6-2, 6-1

4. MIRALLAS,Oriol (KING) def. GLODDE,Maximillian (WSSUM) 6-4, 7-5

5. HALE,Seth (KING) def. JETER,Chris (WSSUM) 6-2, 6-2

6. MAGNUSSON,Eirijur (KING) def. HEAVENER,Nick (WSSUM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles

1. AVILA,Jose/JONES,Cody (KING) def. COXTON,Brian/JOHN,Nick (WSSUM) 8-2

2. MIRALLAS,Oriol/VIDAL,Pablo (KING) def. JONES,Creighton/JETER,Chris (WSSUM) 8-2

3. MAGNUSSON,Eirijur/HALE,Seth (KING) def. HUNTER,Ian/GLODDE,Maximillian (WSSUM) 4-2 (Retired)

Women's Results - Winston-Salem State 5, King 4

1. HOLMES,Sloane (WSSUW) def. BRIOSCHI,Virginie (KING) 6-4, 6-2

2. CARTER,Kayla (WSSUW) def. ANDERSON,Sarah (KING) 6-4, 6-1

3. STOLTZ,Nerece (KING) def. JARVIS,Kalin (WSSUW) 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (11-9)

4. LINDSAY,Dominique (WSSUW) def. KING,Karissa (KING) 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9)

5. FREUND,Brittany (KING) def. NUNEZ,Johanna (WSSUW) 6-4, 6-1

6. HARWELL,Crystal (KING) def. HARRIS,Taylor (WSSUW) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

1. JARVIS,Kalin/CARTER,Kayla (WSSUW) def. KING,Karissa/BRIOSCHI,Virginie (KING) 8-3

2. HOLMES,Sloane/LOCKLEAR,Bianka (WSSUW) def. STOLTZ,Nerece/FREUND,Brittany (KING) 8-5

3. ANDERSON,Sarah/HARWELL,Crystal (KING) def. LINDSAY,Dominique/CHATMAN,Chelsea (WSSUW) 8-5