Hollins Competes At Ferrum Fall Invite

group photo of the Hollins tennis team after the event
Hollins competed at the 2018 Ferrum Fall Invitational

Event: Tennis - Hollins at the Ferrum Fall Invitational (Ferrum, VA)

The lead: The Hollins tennis team wrapped up the fall portion of their schedule with a trip to newest Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) member Ferrum. The Panthers played host to Hollins, Salem College, and UVa-Wise in their Fall Invitational.

What happened: Four Hollins tennis players competed at the four team event. Hollins sent out #1 and #2 doubles teams as well as singles competitors in the first four flights.

Hollins notes:

  • Valerie Sargeant and Juliette Baek lost their first match at #1 doubles before responding with an 8-7 win to battle back in the double elimination format
  • At #2 doubles, Kateri Johnson and Alexis Morring rallied to defeated the #2 doubles team from Salem College as Hollins went 2-0 versus the Spirits
  • Baek dropped her first match at #3 singles before facing the #3 from Ferrum in the consolation match. Baek rallied from down 5-6 to take the match 8-6

What's next: Hollins will practice for another two weeks before shutting it down for the fall. The Green and Gold will begin their spring schedule with visit from Salem College on February 16th.