Dillman clinches as the Tornados defeat Carson-Newman 8-1

Brevard sweeps doubles matches on way to downing Eagles

Box Score

Brevard, N.C. - The Tornados swept all three doubles matches and Claire Dillman clinched the match on court no. 3 with her 6-3, 6-0 victory as Brevard defeated Carson-Newman College at the McCoy Tennis Complex, 8-1.

The Sunday afternoon victory improves Brevard to 12-5, 5-0 in the SAC, while Carson-Newman falls to 4-7, 0-5 in conference play.

Lindsay Shaeffer and Lindsay Hostetter put the Tornados up 1-0 early, defeating Kylie Elliot and Taryn Cappadona on court no. 1, 8-1 to begin doubles play. Dillman and Michelle Prata teamed up to down Stefy Stand and Stephanie Goode in the second flight, 8-1, while Elise Labus and Jennifer Nyman completed the sweep with their 8-3 victory over Katie Brown and Megan Wilson.

Labus was the first off the court in singles play, defeating Wilson on court no. 6 in straight sets, winning 6-4, 6-0. Dillman followed with her 6-3, 6-0 win on court no. 3 over Stand to clinch the match victory for the Tornados, while Prata put the Tornados up 6-0 with her 6-1, 6-3 win on court no. 4.

Shaeffer and Hostetter also won in straight sets on courts no. 1 and 2, with Hostetter coming off the court first with her 6-4, 6-3 victory over Cappadona. Shaeffer followed with a tough victory over Elliot, 7-6, 6-3 to give the Tornados the 8-0 lead.

However, Goode prevented the Tornados sweep on court no. 5, winning over Nyman 6-4, 7-5 to conclude the match.

Brevard remains in conference play as they take to the road heading to take on Mars Hill College. The SAC rivals will meet at the Hart Tennis Center on Tuesday, April 5th, with doubles competition starting at 3 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Lindsay Shaeffer (BCW) def. Kylie Elliot (C-NW) 7-6, 6-3
2. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) def. Taryn Cappadona (C-NW) 6-4, 6-3
3. Claire Dillman (BCW) def. Stefy Stand (C-NW) 6-3, 6-0
4. Michelle Prata (BCW) def. Katie Brown (C-NW) 6-1, 6-3
5. Stephanie Goode (C-NW) def. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) 6-4, 7-5
6. Elise Labus (BCW) def. Megan Wilson (C-NW) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Lindsay Hostetter/Lindsay Shaeffer (BCW) def. Kylie Elliot/Taryn Cappadona (C-NW) 8-1
2. Claire Dillman/Michelle Prata (BCW) def. Stefy Stand/Stephanie Goode (C-NW) 8-1
3. Elise Labus/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Katie Brown/Megan Wilson (C-NW) 8-3

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