Hilton Head, S.C. - The Tornados topped Ashford University in Hilton Head on Monday afternoon during their annual Spring Break trip and Elise Labus clinched the match with her 6-2, 6-2 victory over Andreina Guedez as Brevard defeated the Saints, 6-3.
Brevard improves to 3-3 on the season, while Ashford falls to 4-3.
Brevard took the lead during doubles play as Michelle Prata and Claire Dillman topped Anastasia Dabiza and Ana Mayagoitia on court no. 1 to start play, 8-0. Lindsay Hostetter and Jennifer Nyman assured the Tornados of the lead heading into singles play with their 8-3 victory over Montseratt Elizondo and Guedez on court no. 2. However, Sami Melcher and Sara Vach prevented the Brevard sweep, topping Labus and Ellie Bartholomew on court no. 3, 8-4.
In singles action, Prata and Nyman put the Tornados within one point of the win as the duo took victories on courts 3 and 5 in straight sets as Prata topped Elizondo 6-3, 6-0 and Nyman defeated Melcher 6-2, 6-0. Labus put the finishing touches on the Brevard victory with her win on court no. 4, while Dillman gave the Tornados their final point of the match, winning a three-set thriller over Dabiza, 6-4, 4-6, 10-6.
Mayagoitia and Vach provided the final two points for the Saints as they suffer only their third loss on the season.
Brevard takes on Palm Beach Atlantic tomorrow morning at 8:15 as the Tornados continue their Spring Break trip against the Sailfish.
1. Claire Dillman (BCW) def. Anastasia Dabiza (ASH) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
2. Ana Mayagoitia (ASH) def. Lindsay Hostetter (BCW) 6-3, 4-6, 10-3
3. Michelle Prata (BCW) def. Mnotseratt Elizondo (ASH) 6-3, 6-0
4. Elise Labus (BCW) def. Andreina Guedez (ASH) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Sami Melcher (ASH) 6-2, 6-0
6. Sara Vach (ASH) def. Ellie Bartholomew (BCW) 6-1, 6-0
1. Michelle Prata/Claire Dillman (BCW) def. Anastasia Dabiza/Ana Mayagoitia (ASH) 8-0
2. Lindsay Hostetter/Jennifer Nyman (BCW) def. Mnotseratt Elizondo/Andreina Guedez (ASH) 8-3
3. Sami Melcher/Sara Vach (ASH) def. Elise Labus/Ellie Bartholomew (BCW) 8-4