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BSC Women's Tennis Edges Millsaps, 5-4

JACKSON, Miss. --  Birmingham-Southern won four singles matches to edge Southern Athletic Association member Millsaps College on Sunday at the Millsaps Tennis Complex.

The Panthers improved to 1-1 overall and are 1-0 in the SAA while The Majors' record now stands at 1-1 and 0-1 in conference. 

MIllsaps held a 2-1 lead going into the singles. Sara Cohen and Jessica KaKariuki defeated Ann Brachce and Katie Wroblewski, 8-3, for BSC's double point.

The Panthers won four singles matches to pull out the win. Cohen defeated Laura Kebert at No. 3 singles, 6-2, 6-4, and Lindsey Farrell won 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 4 singles. Terria Punturo won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 5 over Bianca Swarez and Kariuki defeated Wroblewski, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6 singles.

BSC returns to the courts to host Campbellsville on Wed., March 6 at 3 p.m.

Birmingham-Southern vs Millsaps College

Feb 24, 2013 at Jackson, Miss.

(Millsaps College)

Birmingham-Southern 5, Millsaps College 4

 

 Singles competition

1. Deena Li Kam Wa (MSPSW) def. Moya Moore (BSC) 6-0, 6-0

2. Callie Creekmore (MSPSW) def. Reann Lamere (BSC) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

3. Sara Cohen (BSC) def. Laura Kebert (MSPSW) 6-2, 6-4

4. Lindsey Farrell (BSC) def. Anna Brahce (MSPSW) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

5. Terria Punturo (BSC) def. Bianca Swarez (MSPSW) 6-1, 6-2

6. Jessica Kariuki (BSC) def. Katie Wroblewski (MSPSW) 6-3, 6-2

 Doubles competition

1. Callie Creekmore/Deena Li Kam Wa (MSPSW) def. Terria Punturo/Moya Moore (BSC) 8-4

2. Bianca Swarez/Laura Kebert (MSPSW) def. Reann Lamere/Lindsey Farrell (BSC) 8-5

3. Sara Cohen/Jessica Kariuki (BSC) def. Anna Brahce/Katie Wroblewski (MSPSW) 8-3

 

Match Notes:

Birmingham-Southern 1-1; 1-0 SAA

Millsaps 1-1, 0-1 SAA