LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Richmond women’s tennis team fell to the Liberty Flames, 6-1, Friday night at the Hershey Tennis Courts.
Freshman Brittany Boys picked up the lone victory for the Spiders as she downed Rebekah Jenkins, 6-3, 6-1 on court two. Boys collected her seventh win this spring.
Liberty went ahead on an early lead as they collected the doubles point with wins on courts three and two. Richmond’s top duo of Anna Morales Abadies and Melissa Kandinata charted their 10th win of the season with an 8-5 victory as they concluded the first portion of competition.
After a Flames win on court four, Boys put the Spiders on the board for the second singles match. Then Liberty secured the match with four-straight victories.
Richmond will be back in action tomorrow when it hosts Norfolk State at 12 p.m.
Tennis Match Results
Richmond vs Liberty
Apr 11, 2014 at Lynchburg, Va.
(Hershey Tennis Courts)
Liberty 6, Richmond 1
1. RIVERA, Belen (LIBERTYW) def. ABADIAS MORALES, A. (RICH) 7-5, 6-3
2. BOYS, Brittany (RICH) def. JENKINS, Rebekah (LIBERTYW) 6-3, 6-1
3. KHVAL, Maria (LIBERTYW) def. SIMS, Elizabeth (RICH) 6-3, 6-3
4. YANG, Brittany (LIBERTYW) def. KANDINATA, Melissa (RICH) 6-1, 6-4
5. HASSEY, Mariely (LIBERTYW) def. SALAS, Katya (RICH) 6-4, 6-0
6. WELLMAN, Nicola (LIBERTYW) def. WILLIAMS, Kelsey (RICH) 6-1, 6-2
1. ABADIAS MORALES, A./KANDINATA, Melissa (RICH) def. KHVAL, Maria/JENKINS, Rebekah (LIBERTYW) 8-5
2. YANG, Brittany/DOMENECH, Annisha (LIBERTYW) def. BOYS, Brittany/SALAS, Katya (RICH) 8-2
3. RICHARD, Cameron/THONG, Valerie (LIBERTYW) def. SIMS, Elizabeth/LAMACHIA, Denny (RICH) 8-3
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,2,6,5,3,1)