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Tusculum picks up 9-0 win over Lincoln Memorial

Tusculum picks up 9-0 win over Lincoln Memorial
Box score HARROGATE, Tenn. ---

The Tusculum College Women's tennis team swept its way to a 9-0 victory over Lincoln Memorial University in a South Atlantic Conference match Saturday afternoon.

The 44th-ranked Pioneers (16-3, 8-1 SAC) did not lose a set to the Railsplitters (12-7, 7-4 SAC) in earning their 11th shutout victory of the season.

In doubles action, Erin Mills and Kealee Heffner teamed for an 8-6 victory over Elena Vasilyeva and Priscilla Bulandres at flight one, Franziska Funke and Amanda Sumner downed Rosa Smith and Javiera Gonzalez 8-1 at flight two, and Adrienne Kaye partnered with Emily Waters for an 8-3 victory over Roksolana Prudyvus and Marta Pinol at flight three.

In singles, Heffner beat Vasilyeva 6-4, 6-1 in a matchup of regionally-ranked players at flight one. Funke won at flight two 6-3, 6-2 over Pinol, and Mills downed Gonzalez 8-1 at flight three.

At flight four, Kaye beat Bulandres 8-3, with Sarah Baker winning 6-1, 6-1 over Angelica Solano at flight five and Waters winning at flight six over Smith by a score of 6-1, 6-0.

The Pioneers continue their schedule on Sunday with a non-conference match at Bluefield State, beginning at 1 p.m.

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