Hornets Best Hollins In Rescheduled Match

photo of Hollins tennis players Sarah Snoddy, left, and Valerie Sargeant during the change over at a match
Hollins fell to the Hornets in ODAC play

Event: Tennis - University of Lynchburg at Hollins (Roanoke, VA)

The lead: The University of Lynchburg drove to Hollins on Saturday April 13 only to have to turn around and make the hour trip home as the skies opened up and soaked the Batten Tennis Center. Wednesday afternoon marked the make up for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) tennis match between the Green and Gold and the conferences second ranked team.

The result: Lynchburg 9-0

How it happened: Lynchburg wasted little time in seizing control of the matchup. Just as soon as the event started, the ODAC's second ranked team jumped out to big leads on each to the three doubles courts. After the first round of matches, the Hornets took a 3-0 advantage. The visitors continued to dominate in singles play. At the top spot, the nations 32nd ranked player took the first set before Hollins was forced to retire due to injury. The Hornets finished off their hosts, one by one, in earning the 9-0 sweep for their 10th conference win of the season.

What's next: Hollins is scheduled to wrap up the regular season on Saturday afternoon when Emory & Henry visits campus on the last weekend of the spring season.