LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Bridgewater Eagles (5-4) women's tennis team moved above .500 on the season with a 9-0 shutout victory over the Lynchburg Hornets in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) match on Wednesday afternoon at the LC Tennis Courts.
The win was Bridgewater's third in a row.
At the number two doubles post, the tandem of Brittany Wilson and Olivia Stone notched an easy 8-1 victory before the senior team of Ally McConaughy ad Emily Schweitzer posted an 8-0 shutout win at number three to put the Eagles up 3-0 after doubles play. The win for McConaughy and Schweitzer marked their third consecutive victory.
Turning to singles action, Gordon opened play with a 6-1, 6-3 victory in top flight singles play before Bergey rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 straight sets win at number two to seal the match for the Eagles.
Wilson was a 6-1, 6-1 winner at number three, while Schweitzer turned in an easy 6-0, 6-0 shutout win at number four to keep things rolling for Bridgewater.
At number five, Stone turned in a 6-1, 6-1 win, before McConaughy rounded out the match with an easy 6-0, 6-0 victory at number six.
Bridgewater is back in action on Friday when Randolph visits the BC Tennis Courts. Start time against the WildCats is set for 3:30 p.m.