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Women's Tennis Wins Versus #23 Martin Methodist and Bethel to Finish SSAC Regular Season Play

Women's Tennis Wins Versus #23 Martin Methodist and Bethel to Finish SSAC Regular Season Play

DALTON, GA - The women's tennis team moved up to #8 in the NAIA polls earlier in the week and took their new ranking to Dalton, GA to face a pair of SSAC opponents in #23 Martin Methodist and Bethel University.  The Knights took the match with the 23rd ranked Red Hawks 7-2 then followed up with a 9-0 win over Bethel in the afternoon.  The wins put the Knights at 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in SSAC play.  The Knights lone loss in SSAC play came against #4 William Carey early in the season but William Carey still has to face #11 Mobile and #18 Loyola to complete their conference play.  If the Crusaders lose one of their two matches the Knights have a chance to tie for 1st place.

Results vs Martin Methodist:

#1 Doubles: Nobis/Rajovic def. Blaha/McDonald 8-6
#2 Doubles: Persiani/Pereyra def. Albersmeir/Sanchez 8-5
#3 Doubles: Heer/Nagele def. Tompkins/Wilson 8-1
#1 Singles:  McDonald (MMC) def. Nagele 3-6, 6-3, 1-0
#2 Singles:  Rajovic def. Blaha 7-5, 6-2
#3 Singles:  Albersmeir (MMC) def. Pereyra 3-6, 6-2, 1-0
#4 Singles:  Nobis def. Sanchez 6-2, 6-3
#5 Singles:  Persiani def. Wilson 6-0, 6-0
#6 Singles:  Heer def. Tompkins 6-0, 6-0

Results vs Bethel:

#1 Doubles: Nobis/Rajovic def. Donatoni/Foch 8-2
#2 Doubles: Persiani/Pereyra def. Dorero/Martin 8-0
#3 Doubles: Heer/Nagele def. Smarsh/Daniels 8-0
#1 Singles:  Nagele def. Dorero 8-1
#2 Singles:  Rajovic def. Donatoni 8-4
#3 Singles:  Cocoma def. Martin 8-0
#4 Singles:  Nobis def. Fochs 8-1
#5 Singles:  Persiani def. Smarsh 8-0
#6 Singles:  Heer def. Daniels 8-0