Simmons wins twice in victory

Maddy Simmons (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Maddy Simmons (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel won all four contested singles matches in straight sets to record a 7-0 win over Hood in non-conference (CC) women's tennis action on Monday.

Maddy Simmons (Bowie, Md./Bowie) led the Green Terror (2-8) with a pair of wins, including a 6-0, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles. She also teamed with Brenna Gutshall (Spring Grove, Pa./Spring Grove) for an 8-2 win at first doubles.

Kara Conway led the Blazers (0-8) at third singles, falling to Leesa Malczewski (Denton, Md./Chesapeake) 6-3, 6-2.

It was the second win of the day for Malczewski, who partnered with Lindsay Russell (Leonia, N.J./Leonia) for an 8-0 win at second doubles.

Russell also won at singles, taking fourth singles, 6-2, 6-1. Gutshall won by forfeit at fifth singles.

Winsome Schauer (Hartford, Conn./Watkinson School) rounded out the day with a 6-4, 6-1 victory at second singles.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Dickinson on Wednesday. Match time is 4 p.m.