Methodist Captures USA South Women's Tennis Title

Methodist Captures USA South Women's Tennis Title

(LaGRANGE, GA) - The 2017 USA South Women's Tennis Tournament concluded on Saturday, April 15 with East top-seed Methodist claiming the program's second consecutive tournament championship. The Monarchs swept West top-seed Covenant, 8-1, to earn the title.

At the top singles and doubles positions, Methodist's Ashton Walker was undefeated in the tournament with four total wins en route to earning Most Valuable Player honors.

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Stephany Barbera, N.C. Wesleyan
Jenna Landis, Methodist
Claire Luger, Covenant
Sam Munze, Methodist
Davi Barbour, Methodist
Ashton Walker, Methodist (MVP)

Women's Tennis Tournament Schedule (all times EST)
(all matches played either at LaGrange College or McCluskey Tennis Center)

First Round - Thursday, April 13
Match #1: West #4-LaGrange - 0   East #1-Methodist - 9 (McCluskey)
Match #2: East #3-Meredith - 4   West #2-Huntingdon - 5 (LaGrange)
Match #3: East #4-Averett - 1   West #1-Covenant - 8 (McCluskey)
Match #4: West #3-Agnes Scott - 2   East #2-N.C. Wesleyan - 7 (LaGrange)

Semifinals - Friday, April 14
East #1-Methodist - 9   West #2-Huntingdon - 0 (McCluskey)
West #1-Covenant - 5   East #2-N.C. Wesleyan - 4 (LaGrange)

Finals - Saturday, April 15
East #1-Methodist - 8   West #1-Covenant - 1 (McCluskey)

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