@Centre_Tennis Women Sweep Singles Play in 7-2 Victory at Haverford

@Centre_Tennis Women Sweep Singles Play in 7-2 Victory at Haverford

HAVERFORD, Pa. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team swept singles action en route to a 7-2 triumph over host Haverford in the Colonels' spring break trip finale on Tuesday evening. Centre finished 3-1 on the tour to even its overall record to 6-6 on the season, while the Fords move to 2-4 on the year. 

Sophomore Neha Rao (London, Ky.) capped a successful trip with another pair of wins at the top singles and doubles slots to finish at 8-0 on spring break. 

Rao's doubles teammate junior Aliza Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio) also went 2-0 on the day, as her and Rao earned an 8-3 win at the top doubles position. Williams closes the spring break trip at 7-1 for the Colonels. 

Sophomore Emily Zelichenok (Louisville, Ky.) and senior Courtney DeLong (Louisville, Ky.) each won in three sets, with Zelichenok at No. 3 singles and DeLong at the No. 5 spot. 

Sophomore Abigail Kent (College Station, Texas) topped her opponent by a score of 6-2, 6-2 at No. 4 singles, while freshman Zena Maddux (Hopkinsville, Ky.) was victorious at No. 6 singles in 6-4, 6-2 fashion. 

Centre has a short break before hosting Southern Athletic Association (SAA) foe Berry on Saturday, April 1 at 10am ET. 


Singles Competition

1. Neha Rao (CENTRE-W) def. Emily Shutman (HC) 6-3, 7-6(8)
2. Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) def. Greta Koch (HC) 6-0, 6-2
3. Emily Zelichenok (CENTRE-W) def. Abby Payson (HC) 6-7(2), 6-4, 1-0(7)
4. Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) def. Jane Bary (HC) 6-2, 6-2
5. Courtney DeLong (CENTRE-W) def. Jia-Ling Tuan (HC) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
6. Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) def. Clara Farrehi (HC) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles Competition

1. Neha Rao/Aliza Williams (CENTRE-W) def. Greta Koch/Abby Payson (HC) 8-3
2. Emily Shutman/Jane Bary (HC) def. Emily Zelichenok/Zena Maddux (CENTRE-W) 8-6
3. Clara Farrehi/Jessica Liu (HC) def. Courtney DeLong/Abigail Kent (CENTRE-W) 8-6