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Tennis Angels Close Out Strong at MU Invite

Photo courtesy of Methodist Sports Information
Photo courtesy of Methodist Sports Information

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The Meredith College Avenging Angels completed the final day of the Methodist Women's Tennis Invitational Sunday, Sept. 11.

Jacqueline Benton advanced to the Flight #6 singles consolation championship on a tough three-set battle versus N.C. Wesleyan's Leigh Hales. But Julissa Quintanilla of Mount Olive eliminated Benton 6-4, 6-1 in th final round.

Emily Wilkinson finished third in Flight #7with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Olivia Dannon of Hollins University. Kassidy Pitchford defeated Guilford's Brooklyn Hopkins 6-2, 6-1 to win the backdraw.

Alice Cox Horton defeated Virginia Wesleyan's Gabriela Copeland 6-3, 6-1 in Flight #8.

Gianna Democko withdrew from the #1 singles flight due to injury.