September 17, 2008
Young Women's Tennis Team Blank JC Smith to Win Opener
CHARLOTTE, NC – Catawba swept to a 9-0 win over host Johnson C. Smith in women's tennis action on Wednesday afternoon. The Catawba women, playing with six freshman in singles dropped just one set. JCSU fell to 0-2.
Sophomore Vanessa Silva (Rio de Janiero, BRAZIL/Cambauba HS) was the lone upperclassman in the lineup, which saw her and five freshman earning singles wins. Candace Hall (Denver, NC/E. Loncoln HS), Steffi Cook (Alpharetta, GA/Milton HS), Jen Denyes (Bradenton, FL/St. Stephens Episcopal HS), Kim Renspie (Tampa, FL/Academy of the Holy Names) and Megan Kittel (Burke, VA/Robinson HS) were the freshman winners and each also added doubles wins. Freshman Marie Griffin picked up a point in doubles.
Women’s Match Results
#1 Candace Hall (C) d. Jae Hargett 6-3, 6-4
#2 Steffi Cook (C) d. Brittany Laws 6-0, 6-0
#3 Vanessa Silva (C) d. Melissa Schuler 6-1, 6-1
#4 Jen Denyes (C) d. Tyra Breaux 6-0, 6-0
#5 Kim Renspie (C) d. Rolanda Sue 2-6, 6-0, 10-2
#6 Megan Kittel (C) won by forfeit
#1 Hall/Denyes (C) d. Hargett/Laws 8-2
#2 Renspie/Kittel (C) d. Schuler/Breaux 8-3
#3 Cook/Marie Griffin (C) won by forfeit
RECORDS: Catawba 1-0, JC Smith 0-2
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