Pfeiffer women’s tennis evens record with win at Randolph

Published 1:21 pm Monday, March 8, 2021

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The Pfeiffer University women’s tennis team claimed their first win of the season, downing Randolph College 7-2 in Lynchburg, Va. on Saturday afternoon.

Pfeiffer (1-1) claimed all three doubles matches and four singles matches in the win.

At No. 1 singles, Anna Branson (Greensboro, N.C.) claimed a 6-2, 6-3 win followed by a win at No. 2 from Darby Sherrill (Hiddenite, N.C.). Sherrill downed Heather Whetzel by a 6-4, 6-1 score.

Senior Sydney Honeycutt (Denton, N.C.) won her match at No. 4 singles by sweeping Jenna Fink by a 6-0, 6-0 count.

Delaney Geygan (Waxhaw, N.C.) took her match at No. 6 singles, defeating Randolph’s Amanda Jagdeo, 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles play, Charlotte Craven (Union Pines, N.C.) and Geygan won their No. 3 match by an 8-3 score. At No. 2, Sherrill and Honeycutt swept their opponents 8-0 and at No. 1, Branson and Elithe Hudson (Albemarle, N.C.) took their match by an 8-2 final.

The Falcon women’s team will return to action on Sunday, March 14 in a home match against USC Sumter.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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