EAGLES CLIP MAJORS

JACKSON- The Eagles of Meridian Community College outlasted the Millsaps Majors women's tennis team 5-4 at the Coach Montgomery Courts in Jackson on Wednesday. 

The Eagles, who came in ranked #19 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, took four singles matches to steal a win from Millsaps. 

The Majors' top doubles pair of Deena Li Kam Wa and Callie Creekmore rolled 8-2 and the team of Laura Kebert and Bianca Suarez won a tough 8-6 match. Millsaps took a 2-1 lead heading into singles. 

Li Kam Wa dropped her first set of the year, but remained undefeated with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over Ivanna Echezuria on court one. Creekmore made quick work of her opponent on court two winning 6-1, 6-2. After the Eagles rallied to tie the match at four, Laura Kebert dropped a tough three set match and the Eagles took the match. 

The Majors, now at 9-7 on the year will have two matches this weekend to close out the regular season. The Majors travel to Centenary in Louisiana for a make-up match from February on Saturday. The team then travels to Meridian Community College for a neutral site match against the Huntingdon Hawks on Sunday. 

The SAA tournament will be next weekend in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 

 

DOUBLES

Li Kam Wa/Creekmore (MC) def Echezuia/Adams (MCC) 8-2

Kebert/Suarez (MC) def Gillette/Mallory Davis (MCC) 8-6

Molly Davis/Hall (MCC) def Brahce/Wroblewski (MC) 8-3

SINGLES

Li Kam Wa (MC) def Echezuia (MCC) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Creekmore (MC) def Mallory Davis (MCC) 6-1, 6-2

Adams (MCC) def Kebert (MC) 2-6, 6-1 6-0

Hall (MCC) def Brahce (MC) 6-0 6-2

Gillette (MCC) def Suarez (MC) 6-4 6-0

Molly Davis (MCC) def Wroblewski (MC) 6-3 6-0