Randolph-Macon tops McDaniel

Devan Hamric © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Yellow Jackets take all seven contested matches

ASHVILLE, Va. – Martha Vlahakis won twice to lead Randolph-Macon to a 7-0 victory over McDaniel in non-conference women's tennis action on Sunday.

The Yellow Jackets (6-3) took all seven contested matches. Third doubles and sixth singles were not contested.

Devan Hamric (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) led the Green Terror (0-4), taking a set at No. 2 singles.

Vlahakis partnered with Caty Betts-Holcomb to take an 8-4 decision at first singles before winning 7-5, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

Olayenisi Ogunshina and Sarah Rainey also won twice, teaming for an 8-4 win at second doubles. Ogushina was a 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 winner at third singles while Rainey won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 4 singles.

Reba Sledd took the first set at second singles 6-1 before Hamric forced the deciding set with a 6-4 win, where Sledd prevailed, 7-5.

Jane Oh rounded out the winners, taking fifth singles, 6-1, 6-0.

McDaniel returns to action in the Centennial Conference opener at home against Swarthmore on Saturday. Match time is 3 p.m.

Randolph-Macon 7, McDaniel 0

Doubles
1. Martha Vlahakis/Caty Betts-Holcomb (R) def. Brittany Starlings/Devan Hamric 8-4;
2. Olayenisi Ogunshina/Sarah Rainey (R) def. Carissa Grove/Sara Yost 8-4;
3. No match.

Singles
1. Vlahakis (R) def. Brittany Starlings 7-5, 6-3;
2. Reba Sledd (R) def. Devan Hamric 6-1, 4-6, 7-5;
3. Ogunshina (R) def. Sara Yost 7-6 (7-2), 6-1;
4. Rainey (R) def. Carissa Grove 6-0, 6-2;
5. Jane Oh (R) def. Elise Un-O'Meara 6-1, 6-0;
6. No match.

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