Freshman Alyssa Bellini picked up one of the Lady Bisons’ singles wins, defeating Belmont’s Laura Stack in a three setter, 6-4, 1-6, 11-9. Bellini fell earlier in the tournament to Vanderbilt’s Erica Robertson 6-2, 6-2 and Belmont’s Lindsey Bennett 6-3, 6-3.
Junior Danielle Hansen also scored a victory for Lipscomb with a win in her first match over Belmont’s Abbey Hogan 3-6, 6-0, 7-5. Hansen went on to be defeated by Vanderbilt’s Kelly Ulery 6-1, 6-2 and later fell to Memphis’ Andrea Arques in a close two set match 7-5, 6-4.
Sophomore Carlina Jow could not post a win for the Lady Bisons, falling to Arques 6-1, 6-2, Belmont’s Natalia Nunes 6-0, 7-5, and Hogan 6-2, 6-0.
Picking up the Lady Bisons’ final singles win, senior Kara Jackson posted a win over Belmont’s Spenser-Anne Edwards by default. Jackson was defeated earlier in the weekend, falling to Vanderbilt’s Rachael Dillon 6-0, 6-2 and Belmont’s Abbey Leatherwood 6-2, 6-0.
The doubles duo of Keevil and Hansen picked up a win in their final match of the tournament, defeating Hogan and Nunes 8-3 after falling to MTSU 8-2, Murray State 8-4, and Belmont 8-3.
Jackson and Bellini fell to Memphis 8-2 before picking up the Lady Bisons’ final win over Leatherwood and Hogan 9-7. The pair also fell to Murray State 8-2 and MTSU 8-6 throughout the weekend.
The Lady Bisons concluded their fall season and will enter an offseason of training before beginning their main spring season.
Erica Robertson (VU) def. Alyssa Bellini (LU) 6-2, 6-2
Lindsey Bennett (BU) def. Bellini (LU) 6-3, 6-3
Bellini (LU) def. Laura Stack (BU) 6-4, 1-6, 11-9
Danielle Hansen (LU) def. Abbey Hogan (BU) 3-6, 6-0, 7-5
Kelly Ulery (VU) def. Hansen (LU) 6-1, 6-2
Arques (Mem) def. Hansen (LU) 7-5, 6-4
Andrea Arques (Mem) def. Carlina Jow (LU) 6-1, 6-2
Natalia Nunes (BU) def. Jow (LU) 6-0, 7-5
Hogan (BU) def. Jow (LU) 6-2, 6-0
Rachael Dillon (VU) def. Kara Jackson (LU) 6-0, 6-2
Abbey Leatherwood (BU) def. Jackson (LU) 6-2, 6-0
Jackson (LU) def. Spenser-Anne Edward (BU) Default
Nomoto/ Dachos (MTSU) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-2
Canty/ Cunitz (Murray) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-4
Leatherwood/ Stack (BU) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-3
Keevil/ Hansen (LU) def. Hogan/ Nunes (BU) 8-2
Hawkins/ Gray (Mem) def. Jackson/ Bellini (LU) 8-2
Jackson/Bellini (LU) def. Leatherwood/ Stack (BU) 9-7
Canty/ Cunitz (Murray) def. Jackson/ Bellini (LU) 8-2
Nava/ Bigus (MTSU) def. Jackson/ Bellini (LU) 8-6
Written by Ashlan Williams, student assistant in Lipscomb athletics media relations.