Women’s tennis cruises past Midway, 9-0

Women’s tennis cruises past Midway, 9-0

DANVILLE, Ky. – Centre women's tennis earned their second 9-0 decision of the weekend Sunday, shutting out visiting Midway on the Colonels' home courts.

Centre (3-5) took all three doubles matches against the Eagles (4-3), dropping just three games combined.

Aliza Williams (Cincinnati) and Abigail Kent (College Station, Texas) blanked Midway's Annette Tran and Erin Byassee, 8-0, at No. 1 doubles.

Rookie Caroline Stallings (Clarksville, Md.) and Emily Zelichenok (Louisville, Ky.) paired to defeat the Eagles' Amber Pierce and Madison Chambers, 8-1, at No. 2.

Zena Maddux (Hopkinsville, Ky.) and Kenny Snow (Elizabethtown, Ky.) teamed up to earn their fourth win in a row at No. 3 doubles, defeating Midway's Jilian Verbrugghe and Raquel Tyo, 8-2.

Williams took care of business in No. 2 singles, marching past Pierce, 6-0, 6-2.

Snow officially clinched the match with a similar 6-0, 6-1 victory against Chambers in No. 3 singles, giving Centre its fifth team point.

Maddux followed at No. 4 singles, defeating Byassee 6-1, 6-1, and Kent finished next at No. 1 with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Tran.

Priscilla Suh (Bowling Green, Ky.) came up with a 6-1, 6-3 win against Tyo at No. 6 singles, and Emma Ramsey (Georgetown, Ky.) closed the afternoon with a three-set victory against Verbrugghe at No. 5. After splitting the first two sets, Ramsey took the tiebreak, 10-7.

Centre officially opens Southern Athletic Association play next weekend, hosting Sewanee March 10. The Colonels will also meet Hanover following their match with the Tigers.