Lady Bisons fail to advance at A-Sun Tournament
Wednesday, April 12, 2006

April 12, 2006

MACON, Ga. - The No. 8 Gardner-Webb women's tennis squad defeated No. 9 Lipscomb on Wednesday, 4-2 at the John Drew Smith Tennis Center.

The Bulldogs (6-17, 2-4 A-Sun) move on to face no. 1 East Tennessee State in tomorrow's quarterfinals.

Emily and Olivia Ellis combined won their doubles match for the Lady Bisons along with the team of Casey Hall and Mary Beth Muncher.

Emily Ellis, playing No. 2, also won her singles match 6-1, 6-1 over Amy Beavers of Gardner-Webb.

Lipscomb finished 7-14, 0-6 in the A-Sun.


No. 1 E.Ellis/O. Ellis (Lip) def. Walser/Sigmon (GWU) 8-3

No. 2 Zirnheld/Beavers (GWU) def. Moakler/Aid (Lip) 8-5

No. 3 Hall/Muncher (Lip) def. Gomez/Pancia (GWU) 8-1


No. 1 Jenny Gomez (GWU) def. Erin Moakler (Lip) 6-3, 6-3

No. 2 Emily Ellis (Lip) def. Amy Beavers (GWU) 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 Sara Zirnheld (GWU) def. Olivia Ellis (Lip) 6-3, 6-2

No. 4 Monica Walser (GWU) def. Jamie Aid (Lip) 6-1, 6-2

No. 5 Krystina Sigmon (GWU) vs. Casey Hall (Lip) DNF

No. 6 Tracey Tonsor (GWU) def. Mary Beth Muncher (Lip) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4

Mercer's sports information department contributed to this report.