MC Women move to 2-0 with sweep of Johnson University on Friday

MC Women move to 2-0 with sweep of Johnson University on Friday

Maryville College women's tennis moved to 2-0 on the young 2019-20 season on Friday night, as they opened Homecoming with a 9-0 sweep of Johnson University.

The Scots battled for their first sweep of the season, after defeating Emory & Henry College, 5-4, earlier this year.

Anastasia Dunn and Kayla Zimmerman remained stellar in the top-seeded doubles position, as the duo downed Madi Buchanan and Olive Anderson by a score of 8-1. Kaleigh Basilio and Melanie Kowalewski knocked off Amelisa McDonald and Iris Loveday, 8-2, while Eliza Cheshire and Carolyne Koella earned the doubles sweep.

The pair defeated Keisha McIntyre and Brooke Hilemon by a score of 8-2 to give the Scots an early 3-0 advantage.

Maryville would go on to sweep doubles play, as Zimmerman downed Buchanan, 6-2, 6-2, in the top-seeded singles bout. Kowalewski defeated McDonald, 6-1, 6-2, while Basilio knocked off Loveday, 6-2, 6-1.

Dunn downed McIntyre in the fourth-seeded spot, 6-1, 6-3, while Koella earned a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Lexi McAmis. Chesire rounded out the scoring with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Kaylin Rittenbemy.

Maryville will have a day off, before they wrap up Homecoming 2019 with a match against Milligan College. First serve is slated for the MC Tennis Courts on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 1:00 p.m.


Tennis Match Results

Johnson University (Tenn.) vs Maryville College Women

Oct 18, 2019 at Maryville, Tenn.


Maryville College Women 9, Johnson University (Tenn.) 0

Singles competition:

1. Kayla Zimmerman (MVCW) def. Madi Buchanan (JU) 6-2, 6-2

2. Melanie Kowalewski (MVCW) def. Amelisa McDonald (JU) 6-1, 6-2

3. Kaleigh Basilio (MVCW) def. Iris Loveday (JU) 6-2, 6-1

4. Anastasia Dunn (MVCW) def. Keisha McIntyre (JU) 6-1, 6-3

5. Carolyne Koella (MVCW) def. Lexi McAmis (JU) 6-1, 6-0

6. Eliza Cheshire (MVCW) def. Kaylin Rittenbemy (JU) 6-0, 6-1


Doubles competition:

1. Anastasia Dunn/Kayla Zimmerman (MVCW) def. Madi Buchanan/Olive Anderson (JU) 8-1

2. Kaleigh Basilio/Melanie Kowalewski (MVCW) def. Amelisa McDonald/Iris Loveday (JU) 8-2

3. Eliza Cheshire/Carolyne Koella (MVCW) def. Keisha McIntyre/Brooke Hilemon (JU) 8-2


Match Notes:

Johnson University (Tenn.) 2-3

Maryville College Women 2-0