Panthers Pick up Conference Win at Centre, 5-3

Panthers Pick up Conference Win at Centre, 5-3

DANVILLE, Ky. – The Birmingham-Southern women's tennis team earned its first Southern Athletic Association win of the season Saturday in a 5-3 decision over Centre College.  BSC is now 8-5 overall.


Carlee Petro (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook HS) picked up two wins on the day.  Along with partner Isabella Wisener (Horton, Ala./Douglas HS), the pair took No. 1 doubles 8-5.  Petro then went on to win at No. 1 singles, 6-5, 6-3.


Virginia Hammond (Chattanooga, Tenn./Girls Preparatory School), Emily Enoch (Nashville, Tenn./Christ Presbyterian Academy), and Ashton Henderson (Birmingham, Ala./Laurel Springs HS) earned the singles wins that pushed the Panthers to victory.  Hammond came back to win at No. 4 after dropping the first set.  Enoch won the first set tiebreak and then took set two at No. 5 singles.  And Henderson held off a second set push from her opponent to win the tiebreak and the match.


The Panthers return home for their next match.  They take on Oglethorpe University at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.