Lions improve to 5-0 with win over King

Lions improve to 5-0 with win over King

BRISTOL, Tenn. - The Mars Hill women's tennis team (5-0) kept their winning ways going with a 5-2 win over King on the road Friday afternoon.

The Lions took two of three doubles matches to earn the 1-0 advantage heading into singles competition.  Despite dropping their first two singles matches, Mars Hill roared from 2-1 down to take the next four singles matches and come away with the 5-2 win for their fifth in a row.

Mars Hill looks to make it six in a row when they take on Milligan on Tuesday, October 9th on the road.  First serve is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.

Singles competition

1. Marylin Roustand (KING) def. Evan Lake (MHUW) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. Vanessa Francois (KING) def. Julianne Launay (MHUW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Sophia Pelaez (MHUW) def. Jordyn Karmatz (KING) 6-2, 6-2
4. Victoria Franklin (MHUW) def. Lauren Smorgonsky (KING) 6-2, 6-3
5. Haley Steinkamp (MHUW) def. Isla Bell (KING) 6-4, 6-3
6. Kat Horner (MHUW) def. Murphy Harr (KING) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Evan Lake/Julianne Launay (MHUW) def. Marylin Roustand/Jordyn Karmatz (KING) 6-4
2. Vanessa Francois/Lauren Smorgonsky (KING) def. Sophia Pelaez/Victoria Franklin (MHUW) 7-6 (7-0)
3. Haley Steinkamp/Kat Horner (MHUW) def. Isla Bell/Murphy Harr (KING) 6-1

Match Notes:
Mars Hill 5-0
King University 0-2