Women's Tennis


BW Women’s Tennis Team Loses to Elizabethtown (Pa.), 8-1, in Hilton Head, S.C.

Jenny Greene

Box Score | Updated Season Statistics

The defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University women’s tennis team lost to Elizabethtown (Pa.) College, 8-1, this morning (Wednesday, March 7, 2012) in the sixth match of its Annual Spring Break Trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. BW also plays Alvernia (Pa.) College in its final spring trip match later today at 2:30 p.m.

Despite its loss, BW is now 4-7 overall, including a 4-2 mark in Hilton Head. Elizabethtown, an NCAA Division III Tournament participant a year ago,  is now 4-0 overall.

EC gained a 3-0 lead in doubles and then won five of six singles matches to win for the fourth time down south.

In singles play, senior No.1 player
Jenny Greene (Worthington/ Thomas Worthington) won by the scores of 6-3 and 6-2. With her victory in singles, Greene has 49 career wins and moves up to rank 9th all-time.

Following its two matches today, the Yellow Jackets return to Berea and begin northern play on March 23 when it travels to Gambier to play another NCAA Div. III tourney team at Kenyon College. The first home match is on Saturday, March 31 when BW hosts OAC rival Muskingum University on the “Pop” Collins Courts at 1:00 p.m.

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FINAL SCORE:   Elizabethtown (Pa.) -- 8, Baldwin Wallace -- 1


1. Madison Pipkin (EC) defeated Rebecca Mittler (BW), 6-1, 7-5
2. Jenny Greene (BW) def. Alena Marani (EC), 6-3, 6-2
3. Allison Burkhardt (EC) def. Morgan Baker (BW), 6-2, 6-1
4. Kristi Noecker EC) def. Danielle Rueger (BW), 6-1, 6-0
5. Christine Evangelista (EC) def. Whitney Yoder (BW), 6-0, 6-2
6. Kaitlyn Pellegrino (EC) def. Rachel Bertrand (BW), 6-0, 6-2

1. Pipkin/ Burkhardt (EC) def. Mittler/ Baker (BW), 8-3
2. Marani/ Noecker (EC) def. Greene/ Yoder (BW), 8-2
3. Evangelista/ Pellegrino (EC) def. Anna Callahan/Elizabeth Keller (BW), 8-1

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