Lady Bisons tennis swept at MTSU
Monday, March 2, 2015
By Todd Lamberth
Lady Bisons tennis swept at MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Lipscomb women’s tennis team traveled to Murfreesboro to take on MTSU on Sunday. The Lady Bisons lost 7-0.

“We saw our girls compete today,” head coach Jamie Aid said despite the loss.

MTSU picked up the doubles point and didn’t look back, but the Lady Bisons were able to pick up a win in doubles play.

Playing in the two spot, Jenny Borck and Deahna Welcher defeated Brittany Huxley and Nayara Moraes 8-5.

MTSU continued their strong play into singles as they took all six matches.

In the top seeded match, Lady Bison’s freshman Hannah Gamage battled Tiffany William but would eventually fall 6-4, 6-3. 

Melissa Kromer played as the four seed against Giulia Squadrin. Squadrin would go on to win 6-3, 6-4.

Lorena Djuknic came up to play the sixth seeded match against Moraes and battled before falling 8-6.

The Lady Bisons will be back in action this weekend as they have three matches within four days, starting on Friday against Morehead State.

Final Results:

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Middle Tennessee State 7 – Lipscomb 0

 Doubles:

1. Darya Shulzhanok/ Tiffany William (MTSU) def. Melissa Kromer/Laura Kent (Lip.) 8-3

2. Jenny Borck/Deahna Welcher (Lip.) def. Brittany Huxley/Nayara Moraes (MTSU) 8-5

3. Giulia Squadrin/Jesse Grace (MTSU) def. Danielle Kinnen/Hannah Gamage (Lip.) 8-1

 Singles:

1. Tiffany William (MTSU) def. Hannah Gamage (Lip.) 6-4, 6-3

2. Darya Shulzhanok (MTSU) def. Laura Kent (Lip.) 6-3, 6-0

3. Jesse Grace (MTSU) def. Deahna Welcher (Lip.) 7-5, 6-1

4. Giulia Squadrin (MTSU) def. Melissa Kromer (Lip.) 6-3, 6-4

5. Brittany Huxley (MTSU) def. Jenny Borck (Lip.) 8-3

6. Nayara Moraes (MTSU) def. Lorena Djuknic (Lip.) 8-6