Samford Defeats Women’s Tennis

Samford Defeats Women’s Tennis

Box Score (.pdf)

Birmingham, Ala. – The Samford women's tennis team defeated USC Upstate 7-0 in a non-conference match on Saturday afternoon at the Samford Tennis Center.

Samford improves to 7-3 while Upstate drops to 1-10.

The Bulldogs clinched the singles point thanks to wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. Samford won the No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 singles matches in two sets. Taylor Dodd dropped her match at No. 5 singles 4-6, 7-5, 10-5.

Upstate returns to action on Monday against Troy at Noon Eastern.

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1. Savannah Wood (SAM-W) def. Carol Sigaki (UPST) 7-6, 7-6

2. Ellie Gerlach (SAM-W) def. Vale Zarama (UPST) 6-2, 6-0

3. Elsa Pool (SAM-W) def. Filippa Ericson (UPST) 6-1, 7-6

4. Arianna Beltrame (SAM-W) def. Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 6-1, 6-1

5. Nadine de Villiers (SAM-W) def. Taylor Dodd (UPST) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5

6. Annika Hepp (SAM-W) def. Morgan Dodd (UPST) 6-1, 6-1



1. Carol Sigaki/Vale Zarama (UPST) def. Ellie Gerlach/Grace Jennings (SAM-W) 6-4

2. Annika Hepp/Elsa Pool (SAM-W) def. Filippa Ericson/Eduarda Ferreira (UPST) 6-4

3. Savannah Wood/Arianna Beltrame (SAM-W) def. Taylor Dodd/Anna Nemeth (UPST) 6-2