DAVIDSON, N.C. - The UNC Asheville women's tennis team competed at the Davidson Fall Invitational this past weekend and posted some solid results.
Three players posted a win in their respective flights, while the doubles team of Jenna Dodge and Gillian Lewis earned two victories in their flight.
"We competed hard this weekend," commented Bulldog coach Lise Gregory. "We faced some very good completion and learned a great deal as the tournament progressed. This type of fall tournament will help make us stronger in the spring by playing this caliber of competition."
Dodge and Lewis played in Flight 4. They knocked off team from Davidson, 8-4 and another team from Davidson, 9-8 to move to the semifinals of their flight. They ended up losing in the semifinals, 8-4 to a team from USC Upstate that won the flight.
Junior Zoe Hamel competed in Flight 1 and won an exciting three-set win over Viviana Stravreva from Elon to begin the tournament. Hamel rallied past Stravreva, 1-6, 7-6, (10-7). She lost in three sets in her next match to Isabel von Struyk of USC Upstate, 3-6, 7-6, 10-8 before falling to Brites Moniz-Soares of Davidson, 6-3, 6-1.
Christina Boissevain downed Taylor Casey of Elon, 6-3, 6-3 in her first match in Flight 4. She then lost to Allison Beeler of USC Upstate, 6-4, 6-0 and Elise Held of Davidson, 6-4, 6-3 in her next two matches.
Lewis posted a win in Flight 5 as she easily defeated Caroline Baker of Elon, 6-2, 6-0. She then fell to Talia Rojas of USC Upstate, 7-5, 6-3 and Blake Nickles of Davidson, 7-6, 3-6, (10-6).
The doubles team of Emily McNall and Boissevain won a match in Flight 2. They downed a team from Elon, 8-2 before losing to teams from USC Upstate and Davidson.
Asheville finishes up the fall season this weekend at the Gardner-Webb Duals starting on Friday.