Women's Tennis downs Hendrix at home, 7-2

Women's Tennis downs Hendrix at home, 7-2

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women's tennis team picked up a conference win at home Saturday morning, defeating Hendrix, 7-2, at the Ann Dielen Tennis Complex.

The Panthers moved to 12-4 overall and 5-1 in the Southern Athletic Association, and are just a half-game behind No. 10 Sewanee (5-0) in the standings. The Warriors fell to 5-9 overall and 0-6 in the SAA.



  • Petro won at the top singles position, 6-1,6-2, to move to 13-3 on the season.
  • Courtney was victorious at three singles to move to 11-3, Taylor won at five singles, moving to 9-5, and sophomore Virginia Hammond won at six singles to move to 4-5 on the year.


  • The Panthers, who are ranked 10th in the Atlantic South region, will face Rhodes tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the Dielen Tennis Complex.