DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Gardner-Webb women's tennis team dropped its season opener Saturday, falling by a 7-0 score at Davidson.
The Wildcats swept the doubles point, getting a pair of 6-1 wins and took a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles .
Sarah Rieckmann opened No. 2 singles with a 7-5 win in the first set, but fell 6-3 and 1-0 (5) as Davidson's Megan Scholvinck rallied for the win.
Davidson took straight sets wins in the remaining singles battles, with Gardner-Webb's Catherine White dropping a tough 7-5 set to open No. 5 singles – and losing the second set by a 6-3 score.
Gardner-Webb will get back to action on Tuesday, January 31 against Charlotte. The match is set for a 2:00 pm start in Boiling Springs.
Davidson 7, Gardner Webb 0
Scholvinck/Armas (DAV) d. Bolstad/Naupari (GWU): 6-1
Feaster/Sexton (DAV) d. Mixon/Ristic (GWU): 6-1
Todd/Abele (DAV) d. White/Rieckmann (GWU): 6-4
Feaster (DAV) d. Bolstad (GWU): 6-0, 6-1
Scholvinck (DAV) d. Rieckmann (GWU): 5-7, 6-3, 1-0
Centenari (DAV) d. Naupari (GWU): 6-2, 6-2
Abele (DAV) d. Ristic (GWU): 6-0, 6-1
Todd (DAV) d. White (GWU): 7-5, 6-3
Armas (DAV) d. Romero (GWU): 6-0, 6-2