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Gaines records pair of wins

Akire Gaines (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Akire Gaines (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Washington (Md.) (6-7, 4-4 CC) 7, McDaniel (2-11, 0-9 CC) 2
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis match
When:
Monday, Apr. 22
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Washington won both contested doubles matches by matching 8-0 scores to key a 7-2 victory over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
Akire Gaines (Ansonia, Conn./Ansonia) led the Green Terror with forfeit wins at third doubles and sixth singles. Mollie Riner (Hanover, Pa./South Western) joined her to take the point at third doubles.

FOR THE FOES
• Ella Samer led the Shorewomen, taking two wins without dropping a game. She and Alisha White won first doubles 8-0 before Samer won second singles, 6-0, 6-0.
• Cecilia Cress and Sarah Bruno both won twice without dropping a game. The duo combined for the win at No. 2 doubles before winning at third and fourth singles, respectively.

NEXT UP
McDaniel concludes the season at home against Swarthmore on Friday. Match time is 4 p.m.