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.
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.
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
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