Gardner-Webb Women’s Tennis Falls on the Road 5-2 Against Davidson Saturday -—Official Web Site of Gardner-Webb Athletics
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Erica White won at #1 singles Saturday, outlasting Davidson's Stephani Synn 6-4, 6-0. White added a doubles win (8-5) to go 2-0 on the day.
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Gardner-Webb Women’s Tennis Falls on the Road 5-2 Against Davidson Saturday
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
          Release: February 04, 2012
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Davidson, N.C. - The Runnin' Bulldogs' women's tennis team dropped its season-opener on Saturday, giving up a 5-2 decision at the hands of the Davidson Wildcats.

GWU got a win at #1 singles from junior Erica White. White (Charleston, WV) pulled away in straight sets to prevail 6-4, 6-0. White picked up another win in doubles play alongside senior Ronia Hutterli (Dubendorf, Switzerland). The duo knocked off Davidson's duo of Catherine Wood and Elise Held by a count of 8-5.

Freshman Alice Hopkins (Birmingham, England) had an impressive debut in her first singles match as a Runnin' Bulldog, pulling away to score a win at #3 by a margin of 6-1, 6-2. Fellow freshman Yasmin Doost lost a hard-fought match at #5, being outlasted by the Wildcat's Wood 4-6, 7-6, 10-8.

Jenny Lunde battled at #4 singles, but was unable to come away with a victory and fell to Davidson's Katherine Dicconson 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. 

Gardner-Webb will hit the courts again this Thursday, staying on the road to take on Erskine College. The February 9 match is scheduled for 2:00 pm.




Stephani Synn/Nisha Crouser (DAV) def. Alice Hopkins/Yasmin Doost (GWU) 8-6

Katharine Dicconson/Brites Moniz-Soares (DAV) def. Ioana Oprea/Jenny Lunde (GWU) 8-2

Erica White/Ronia Hutterli (GWU) def. Catherine Wood/Elise Held (DAV) 8-5



Erica White (GWU) def. Stephani Synn (DAV) 6-4, 6-0

Brites Moniz-Soares (DAV) def. Ioana Oprea (GWU) 6-4, 6-5

Alice Hopkins (GWU) def. Nisha Crouser (DAV) 6-1, 6-2

Katharine Dicconson (DAV) def. Jenny Lunde (GWU) 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

Catherine Wood (DAV) def. Yasmin Doost (GWU) 4-6, 7-6, 10-8

Frizzi Bschorer (DAV) def. Tavenner Black (GWU) 6-2, 6-4




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