ASHLAND, Va. – R-MC women's tennis improved to 3-0 and 2-0 in the ODAC with a 7-2 victory over Lynchburg on Saturday afternoon at the Banks Tennis Center. Senior Melissa Tomlin (Prince George, Va./ Prince George) led the Yellow Jackets to victory with her two wins on the day.
Tomlin and senior Molly Jesseman (Williamsburg, Va./ Warhill) defeated the number two doubles pair of the Hornets by a score of 8-2. Tomlin would win at the number three singles spot 6-1, 6-1.
R-MC took a 2-1 advantage after doubles into the singles matches. Winning at the number two spot was sophomore Gaby Tersigini (Yorktown, Va./ York), who defeated Sarah Wyly 6-0, 6-2.
Also winning was freshman Kristin Dantzler (Williamsburg, Va./ York), who lost just one game between two sets, winning 6-1, 6-0.
At the number five singles was Jesseman, who beat Kelsey Dowling 6-2 in both sets. At the number six spot was Senior Toni McDonald (Richmond, Va./ Varina), who also only lost one game, winning 6-1, 6-0.
R-MC women's tennis will be back in action tomorrow with a road match against N.C. Wesleyan at 3 p.m.
Randolph-Macon 7, Lynchburg College 2
1. Christina Harris (LCW) def. Caitlin Delmas (RMCW) 6-1, 6-3
2. Gaby Tersigni (RMCW) def. Sarah Wyly (LCW) 6-0, 6-2
3. Melissa Tomlin (RMCW) def. Emily Simpson (LCW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Kristin Dantzler (RMCW) def. Lilli Altenburg (LCW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Molly Jesseman (RMCW) def. Kelsey Dowling (LCW) 6-2, 6-2
6. Toni McDonald (RMCW) def. Reagan Coon (LCW) 6-1, 6-0