Scots split against Johnson University, as women's squad takes first victory of year

Scots split against Johnson University, as women's squad takes first victory of year

Maryville College hosted Johnson University on Monday afternoon in a men's and women's tennis match, as the Scots split with the Royals on the afternoon.

MC's women took their first victory of the 2018-19 campaign with a 7-2 defeat of Johnson, while the men's squad fell in a 7-1 loss. One of the men's matches went unfinished in the non-conference bout.

In the women's competition, the Scots saw only one singles match defeat. That match went to extra sets, as the Royals took the No. 3-seeded singles match with a 10-8 tie-breaker score.

McKennah Francis won in the top-seeded women's match over Hannah Hamm, 6-4, 6-1, while Kayla Zimmerman took 6-1, 6-1 victories over Madison Buchanan. Anastasia Dunn continued her tear from her freshman campaign with a 6-1, 6-1 defeat of Annalise McDonald, as Kaleigh Basilio narrowly missed the double bagel with a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

Savannah Bain defeated Olive Anderson, 6-1, 6-2, as the Scots finished singles play with a 5-1 lead.

Dunn and Zimmerman took an 8-2 win over Hamm and McDonald in the first-seeded doubles bout, as Dickinson and Francis won 8-4 over Emily Allen and Iris Loveday. MC's Savannah Mantooth and Savannah Stewart fell to Buchanan and Keehner, 8-0.

On the men's side of competition, Cole Stinson took the only victory for the Scots. He defeated Dalton Sauer, 6-1, 6-1, in the third-seeded singles competition. Austin Smith narrowly missed a top-ranked singles victory over Carson Byington, as Byington took the victory with a tie-breaker score of 10-7.

MC had a pair of defeats by retirement, as one match went unfinished in the 7-1 loss.

 

WOMEN'S TENNIS MATCH RESULTS

Johnson University (Tenn.) vs Maryville College (Tenn.)

Oct 29, 2018 at Maryville, Tenn.

 

Maryville College (Tenn.) 7, Johnson University (Tenn.) 2

 

Singles competition:

1. McKennah Francis (MVCW) def. Hannah Hamm (JUW) 6-4, 6-1

2. Kayla Zimmerman (MVCW) def. Madison Buchanan (JUW) 6-1, 6-1

3. Danielle Keehner (JUW) def. Carter Dickinson (MVCW) 6-1, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8)

4. Anastasia Dunn (MVCW) def. Annalise McDonald (JUW) 6-1, 6-1

5. Kaleigh Basilio (MVCW) def. Iris Loveday (JUW) 6-1, 6-0

6. Savannah Bain (MVCW) def. Olive Anderson (JUW) 6-1, 6-2

 

Doubles competition:

1. Anastasia Dunn/Kayla Zimmerman (MVCW) def. Hannah Hamm/Annalise McDonald (JUW) 8-2

2. Carter Dickinson/McKennah Francis (MVCW) def. Emily Allen/Iris Loveday (JUW) 8-4

3. Madison Buchanan/Danielle Keehner (JUW) def. Savannah Mantooth/Savannah Stewart (MVCW) 8-0

 

Match Notes:

Johnson University (Tenn.) 0-5

Maryville College (Tenn.) 1-2

 

MEN'S TENNIS MATCH RESULTS

Johnson University (Tenn.) vs Maryville College (Tenn.)

Oct 29, 2018 at Maryville, Tenn.

 

Johnson University (Tenn.) 7, Maryville College (Tenn.) 1

 

Singles competition:

1. Carson Byington (JUM) def. Austin Smith (MVCM) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)

2. Michael Rhodenbaugh (JUM) def. Mateus Coling (MVCM) retired

3. Cole Stinson (MVCM) def. Dalton Sauer (JUM) 6-1, 6-1

4. Stephen Damon (JUM) def. Beau Branton (MVCM) 6-4, 6-2

5. Riley Reinhardt (JUM) def. Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 6-4, 6-0

6. Caleb Weaver (JUM) def. Andre Matamoros (MVCM) 6-0, 6-2

 

Doubles competition:

1. Austin Smith/Cole Stinson (MVCM) vs. Carson Byington/Michael Rhodenbaugh (JUM) unfinished

2. Caleb Weaver/Wyatt Whewall (JUM) def. Beau Branton/Egan Spoltore (MVCM) 8-2

3. Malachi Carr/Stephen Damon (JUM) def. Mateus Coling/Andre Matamoros (MVCM) retired

 

Match Notes:

Johnson University (Tenn.) 1-3

Maryville College (Tenn.) 0-3