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Emory & Henry Women's Tennis Earns 8-1 Win Against Johnson To Close Fall Season Tuesday

Cailie Pollard sets to hit a forehand.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis Team (1-2) closed out its fall season with an 8-1 win against Johnson University (1-2) Tuesday afternoon.

The Basics
FINAL SCORE - Emory & Henry 8, Johnson 1
LOCATION - Knoxville, Tennessee
VENUE - Johnson University Tennis Courts
RECORDS - Emory & Henry (1-2, 0-1 ODAC); Johnson (1-2)

How It Happened
Emory & Henry juuped out to a 3-0 lead after picking up wins in all three doubles matches. The Wasps sealed the victory by rolling through the top three singles flights and added a pair of pro-set victories and No. 4 and No. 5 singles.

Sophomores Logan Graham (Radford, Va.) and Cailie Pollard (Rural Retreat, Va.) won, 8-4, at No. 2 doubles as Graham claimed a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles. Freshman Payton Holt (Mount Ulla, N.C.) notched a 6-1, 6-0 victory at the top singles flight. Pollard dropped just one game as earned an 8-1 pro-set victory at No. 4.

The Results

Singles competition
1. Payton Holt (E&HW) def. Madi Buchanan (JU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Logan Graham (E&HW) def. Hannah Hamm (JU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Sarah Marion (E&HW) def. Annalise McDonald (JU) 6-4, 6-3
4. Cailie Pollard (E&HW) def. Olive Anderson (JU) 8-1
5. Chrissy Rukeyser (E&HW) def. Iris Loveday (JU) 8-3
6. Keisha McIntyre (JU) def. Haley Hammonds (E&HW) 8-2

Doubles competition
1. Payton Holt/Chrissy Rukeyser (E&HW) def. Madi Buchanan/Olive Anderson (JU) 8-6
2. Cailie Pollard/Logan Graham (E&HW) def. Iris Loveday/Annalise McDonald (JU) 8-4
3. Sarah Marion/Haley Hammonds (E&HW) def. Keisha McIntyre/Hannah Hamm (JU) 8-6

Up Next
Emory & Henry has completed the fall portion of the 2019-20 campaign. The Wasps will be back in action in late Feburary or early March as they step into the heart of Old Dominion Athletic Conference competition.