March 2, 2014

LC Women’s Tennis Defeats Salem 6-3

For immediate release - 3/2/2014 - #237

LC Women's Tennis Defeats Salem 6-3

LYNCHBURG, VA - The Lynchburg College women's tennis team scored a 6-3 victory Sunday afternoon over visiting Salem College (NC) in non-conference play on the LC Courts.

LC swept all three doubles matches to jump out to a large lead. Melissa Drinkard and Betsy Stipa won 8-3 at #1 doubles, while the teams of Carter Vaughn and Madison Dixon and Hailey Bettencourt and Kelsey Krisik posted 8-4 victories at #2 and #3, respectively.

Stipa won 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 at #2 singles, Bettencourt won a three-set match at #5 singles and Krisik also defeated her opponent in three sets at #6 singles.

The Hornets (1-3) are off for over two weeks, and don't return to the courts until March 19, traveling to Roanoke College for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference match at 3 p.m.