This past week, the Emory women’s tennis team clinched two wins. The first, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, against NCAA Division II Columbus State University (Ga.) resulted in a 7-2 win for the Eagles. On Saturday, Emory went against Appalachian State University (N.C.), winning 6-1.
For the Columbus State match, sophomore Bridget Harding defeated her opponent 6-3, 6-3 in the no. 1 singles spot. In the no. 2 singles spot, junior Michelle Satterfield won 6-4, 6-4. Freshman Taylor Cosme won 6-3, 6-4 against her opponent. Senior Beatrice Rosen took the no. 4 single spot, winning 6-1, 6-0. In the fifth singles spot, freshman Daniela Lopez fell to her competitor 6-3, 6-4. In the sixth singles spot, senior Madison Gordon defeated her competition 7-5, 6-3.
In doubles action, the team of Harding and sophomore Anna Fuhr defeated the opposing team 8-1. In the second doubles spot, freshman Daniella Moreno-Kaste and junior Paula Castro fell 8-5. Junior Katarina Su and Lopez picked up the last win 8-3.
Against Appalachian State, Harding again took the no. 1 singles spot, winning 6-1, 6-2. In the no. 2 spot, Satterfield won 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Cosme, in the no. 3 singles spot, defeated her opponent 6-4, 6-3. Rosen took the win in the no. 4 singles spot 7-6, 6-0. Lopez fell to her opponent in the no. 5 spot 6-0, 7-6 (8-6). Gordon completed singles competition with a 7-5, 6-1 win.
In doubles competition, Harding and Fuhr defeated their opponents in the no. 1 doubles spot 6-3. Moreno-Kaste and Castro won the second spot 6-0. The team of Lopez and Su notched the last win 7-6 (7-2).
Emory’s record now stands at 8-1. The team will be back in action on Saturday, March 5, when they play against Montana State University and Northern Arizona University.