King falls to Lees-McRae

King falls to Lees-McRae

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team dropped a tight battle with Conference Carolinas rival on Saturday afternoon. Lees-McRae College came away with a narrow 4-3 victory behind three singles wins.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Lees-McRae 4, King 3
LOCATION: King Tennis Courts; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-13, 0-10 Conference Carolinas; Lees-McRae 4-10, 1-7 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • At No. 2 doubles, the Tornado duo of Haley Maloney and Catherine Vezey took a narrow 8-7 (9-7) victory over Jaden Acklin and Amanda Chapman to get King on the board.
  • In singles play, Vezey defeated Acklin 6-1, 6-4 at the third flight.
  • Senior Ashley Salazar earned a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Dakota Tittle at No. 4 singles.
  • However, the Bobcats took wins at the top two flights and at No. 5 singles to take the dual 4-3.

UP NEXT

  • King hosts Pfeiffer University on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the King Tennis Courts.
  • Lees-McRae hosts Limestone College on Sunday afternoon.
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