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R-MC Women's Tennis Beats Sweet Briar 9-0

R-MC Women's Tennis Beats Sweet Briar 9-0

ASHLAND, Va. – The Randolph-Macon women's tennis team improved to 2-0 and 1-0 in the ODAC on Thursday with a 9-0 win over Sweet Briar (3-2, 0-1 ODAC). Senior Caitlin Delmas (Asheville, N.C./ K-12 International Academy) led the way for R-MC, winning at the number one singles and number one doubles spot.

Delmas and partner senior Toni McDonald (Richmond, Va./ Varina) defeated the number one doubles pair of the Vixens 8-4. At the number two doubles spot, the team of senior Molly Jesseman (Williamsburg, Va./ Warhill) and senior Melissa Tomlin (Prince George, Va./ Prince George) also won 8-4.

At the number three spot, the duo of sophomore Stephanie Yeager (Fairfax, Va./ Robinson Secondary) and freshman Landon Aud (Fisherville, Va./ Wilson Memorial) won without losing a game, winning 8-0.

All of the top six singles players continued the momentum from the doubles and went 6-0. Picking up wins for the Yellow Jackets were: number one Delmas, number two sophomore Gaby Tersigni (Yorktown, Va./ York), at the number three Tomlin, number four Jesseman, at five sophomore Tory Stribling (Troy, Va./ Fluvanna County) and at the number six spot freshman Macy Lee Johnson (Henderson, N.C./ Kerr-Vance Academy).

The Yellow Jackets will be back in action on Saturday with a home ODAC match against Lynchburg at 1 p.m. at the Banks Tennis Center.


Randolph-Macon 9, Sweet Briar College 0

Singles competition

1. Caitlin Delmas (RMCW) def. AJ Lukanuski (SBC) 6-0, 6-1

2. Gaby Tersigni (RMCW) def. Gina Rutledge (SBC) 6-0, 6-1

3. Melissa Tomlin (RMCW) def. Emily Wandling (SBC) 6-1, 6-0

4. Molly Jesseman (RMCW) def. Samantha Yew (SBC) 6-3, 6-1

5. Tory Stribling (RMCW) def. Des'rae Davis (SBC) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0

6. Macy Lee Johnson (RMCW) def. Alexis Culley (SBC) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Caitlin Delmas/Toni McDonald (RMCW) def. AJ Lukanuski/Gina Rutledge (SBC) 8-4

2. Molly Jesseman/Melissa Tomlin (RMCW) def. Samantha Yew/Emily Wandling (SBC) 8-4

3. Stephanie Yeager/Landon Aud (RMCW) def. Des'rae Davis/Alexis Culley (SBC) 8-0