Tornado drop final fall match to UVa-Wise

Tornado drop final fall match to UVa-Wise

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team closed the fall season with a 6-1 defeat to UVa-Wise.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: UVa-Wise 6, King 1
LOCATION: Bristol Racquet and Tennis Club; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-3; UVa-Wise 4-2

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Cavaliers took the doubles point with a 6-0 win at the top flight and a 6-1 victory at the second flight.
  • In singles play, UVa-Wise won the top five flights to clinch the match.
  • Morgan Buchanan won her No. 6 singles match 8-4 over Olivia Dishner.
  • Anna Mincey nearly came from behind to defeat Aya Melhem at No. 3 singles. Mincey dropped the first set 6-0 but won the second set 7-5.
  • However, Melhem took the final set 11-9.

UP NEXT

  • King is in action again on February 9 when they travel to Carson-Newman University. First serve is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
  • UVa-Wise takes on Lees-McRae College on Sunday.