King drops finale at UVa-Wise

Photo credit: Dakota Bastin
Photo credit: Dakota Bastin

WISE, Va. – The King University women's tennis team closed the season with a 7-0 defeat at UVa-Wise on Wednesday evening.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: UVa-Wise 7, King 0
LOCATION: Wise, Va.
RECORDS: King 1-17, UVa-Wise 5-12

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Tornado duo of Marylin Roustand and Lauren Smorgonsky earned a 6-1 win over Montana Hill and Lillian Morris at No. 2 doubles.
  • However, the Cavaliers won the top flight 6-1 and the No. 3 doubles match 6-3 to take the doubles point.
  • In singles play, Vanessa Francois fell to Katya Akimenko 6-3, 6-0 and Roustand dropped a 6-1, 6-3 match at the top flight to Liza Akimenko.
  • UVa-Wise won the final four singles matches to take the dual 7-0.