April 28, 2013

Tennis Earns Fifth Straight Conference Championship!

The Agnes Scott tennis team won their fifth straight Great South Athletic Conference Championship this weekend defeating Spelman College 5-2 in the semi-finals before defeating top-ranked Huntingdon College 5-4 in the championship match. 

Prior to the tournament, the GSAC all-conference team was announced with Rachel Storz winning GSAC Player of the Year for the fourth year in a row.  Storz was named all-conference at number one singles, joining her was Mariel Herrera at #2 singles, Alex Cadle at #3, Claire Rinaldo at #5 and Alexis Mastmeier at #6.

Match results

Singles

No. 1: Rachel Storz (ASC) def. Taylor Clark (HC) 6-3, 6-3
No. 2: Mariel Herrera (ASC) def. Britni Thibodeau (HC) 6-3, 6-7(7), 7-5
No. 3: Katie Scott (HC) def. Alex Cadle (ASC) 6-3, 6-3
No. 4: Hannah Still (HC) def. Hannah Kraus (ASC) 6-4, 6-0
No. 5: Claire Rinaldo (ASC) def. Micaela White (HC) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
No. 6: Farrah Mahan (HC) def. Anne Rinaldo (ASC) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1: Storz-Cadle (ASC) def. Thibodeau-Still (HC) 8-2
No. 2: Scott-White (HC) def. Kraus-Herrera (ASC) 9-7
No. 3: C. Rinaldo-A. Rinaldo (ASC) def. Rory Wilson-Clark (HC) 8-6

Agnes Scott will go on to the first round of the NCAA tournament, the time and location will be announced later this week.

Agnes Scott Tennis

4 Year History

2012: Agnes Scott defeats Huntingdon, 5-2, in GSAC Championship, falls to Methodist in 1st Round of NCAA tournament.

2011: Agnes Scott defeats Huntingdon, 5-3, in GSAC Championship, defeats Principia in 1st round of NCAA tournament, falls to Emory in 2nd round.

2010: Agnes Scott defeats Huntingdon, 5-4, in GSAC Championship, falls to Methodist in 1st Round of NCAA tournament.

2009: Agnes Scott defeats Huntingdon, 5-2, in GSAC Championship, defeats Grove City in 1st Round of NCAA tournament, falls to Emory in 2nd round.