Lawrence takes down Prairie Fire 7-2

Posted on: September 14th, 2013 by Joseph Vanden Acker

GALESBURG, Ill. — The Lawrence University women’s tennis team swept the doubles matches and rolled on to a 7-2 nonconference win over Knox College on Saturday.

Lawrence (6-4) posted three impressive wins in doubles, dropping only two games total in the three matches. Gayatri Malhotra and Polly Dalton were 8-0 winners at No. 2 for the Vikings.

Lawrence then got singles wins from Hannah Geoffrey (No. 2), Melissa Heeren (No. 4), Allison Juda (No. 5) and Brenna Decker (No. 6).

Lawrence University 7, Knox College 2

 Singles competition
1. Charlotte Garvin (KC) def. Gayatri Malhotra (LU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Hannah Geoffrey (LU) def. Dana Pierce (KC) 6-2, 6-1
3. Emiley Brand (KC) def. Polly Dalton (LU) 6-0, 6-3
4. Melissa Heeren (LU) def. Claire Neri (KC) 6-4, 6-4
5. Allison Juda (LU) def. E. McKissick-Hawley (KC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Brenna Decker (LU) def. Margaret St. Clair (KC) 6-1, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Hannah Geoffrey/Ali Heiring (LU) def. Charlotte Garvin/Emiley Brand (KC) 8-1
2. Gayatri Malhotra/Polly Dalton (LU) def. Dana Pierce/E. McKissick-Hawley (KC) 8-0
3. Allison Juda/Elena Watson (LU) def. Claire Neri/Keegan Dohm (KC) 8-1

Match Notes:
Lawrence University 6-4
Knox College 2-5

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