King sweeps Bluefield in tennis contests

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College posted matching 9-0 wins over Bluefield (Va.) College in home tennis action Tuesday.

With the results the Lady Tornado reached the 10-win mark at 10-7 while the Tornado ended the day 11-6.

King started the day by sweeping doubles action by a combined score of 48-6 in both men's and women's action. The Tornado lost five games while the Lady Tornado only dropped one doubles' game.

The 9-0 score was the fifth time King had a men's match end in 2011 with that score and the sixth time an opponent was shutout. The Lady Tornado has one fewer 9-0 score than the Tornado on the season.

When the two played at Bluefield on Sept. 14, 2010, the Lady Tornado won 8-1 while the Tornado's score was 9-0.

King goes to Belmont Abbey (N.C.) College for a 3 p.m. contest Wednesday before going onto Coker (S.C.) College Thursday.

Men's Result - King 9, Bluefield 0

Singles

Results

Jose Avila (K) def. Jordan Owens (B)

6-2, 6-1

Pablo Vidal (K) def. Matt Moore (B)

6-0, 6-0

Seth Hale (K) def. Tyler Eastep

6-0, 6-0

Eiki Magnusson (K) def. Jacob Woodrum (B)

6-0, 6-0

Nick Smith (K) def. Evan Sherman

6-0, 6-0

Nathaniel Greene (K) def. Nick Heimerich (B)

8-0

Doubles

Results

Avila/ Vidal (K) def. Owens/Woodrum (B)

8-2

Hale/Smith (K) def. Moore/Eastep (B)

8-2

Magnusson/Greene (K) def. Sherman/Heimerich (B)

8-1

Women's Result - King 9, Bluefield 0

Singles

Results

Virginie Brioschi (K) def. Casey Germain (B)

6-0, 6-0

Karissa King (K) def. Leslie Williams (B)

6-0, 6-1

Sarah Anderson (K) def. Erica Creger (B)

6-1, 6-0

Nerece Stoltz (K) def. Kalyn Dolan (B)

8-0

Eden Sherrod (K) def. Celia Jones (B)

8-2

Kelsey Copeland (K) def. Julie Austin (B)

8-5

Doubles

Results

Brioschi/Stoltz (K) def. Germain/Williams (B)

8-0

Anderson/King (K) def. Creger/Dolan (B)

8-0

Sherrod/Copeland (K) def. Austin/Jones (B)

8-1