Patron, Barnett win in doubles

Kiersten Patron  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kiersten Patron 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – With weather in the area, North Central (Ill.) and McDaniel played only until the match was decided. The Cardinals (9-6) won the three contested singles matches to reach five points for a 5-1 victory over the Green Terror (1-3) in non-conference women's tennis action on Monday.

Kiersten Patron (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) and Chelsea Barnett (Hanover, Pa./South Western) won their doubles match for McDaniel, posting an 8-6 victory in the No. 1 slot.

Jenny Velasquez was the only double winner for North Central, teaming with Rebecca Ross for an 8-1 win at second doubles before winning 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1 singles.

The Green Terror returns to action against Frostburg on Tuesday. Match time is 8:30 a.m.

North Central 5, McDaniel 1
1. Kiersten Patron/Chelsea Barnett (M) def. Madeline Urban/Reynolds Cross 8-6;
2. Jenny Velasquez/Rebecca Ross (N) def. Elise O'Meara/Laura Pollard 8-1;
3. Kassandra Bernardo/Megan Marble (N) def. Danielle Cloney/Sophie White 8-3.

1. Velasquez (N) def. Patron 6-3, 6-4;
2. Urban (N) def. Cloney 10-0;
3. Cross (N) def. Barnett 6-3, 6-3.