Women's Tennis shuts out Rhodes, 9-0

Emily Holst (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Emily Holst (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women's tennis team won its fifth-straight match today with a 9-0 shutout of Rhodes College at the Ann Dielen Tennis Complex. The Panthers move to 9-2 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Athletic Association.

BSC is currently ranked 15th in the Atlantic South region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), and Rhodes is ranked 12th in the region.

BSC won at every position for its third-straight 9-0 victory. Senior Moya Moore and sophomore Sara Cohen won at one doubles, moving to 8-1 on the season, and both players also won their singles matches, moving Moore to 8-3 and Cohen to 7-2 on the year. Senior Emily Holst and freshman Mary Evelyn Carroll won at two doubles, improving to 7-2, and Carroll also moved to 10-1 and Holst to 5-6 in singles action. At three doubles, senior Terria Punturo and sophomore Lindsey Farrell won to move to 8-1, while Punturo moved to 8-3 and Farrell to 5-4 in singles.

The teams is at home again next weekend, hosting two more SAA matches against Oglethorpe on Saturday and Berry on Sunday, both at 9 a.m.