PIKEVILLE – In its final home match of the season, the University of Pikeville women’s tennis team lost to Georgetown 7-0 on Wednesday at Bob Amos Park.
The Tigers opened up with a 2-0 lead after doubles play as top-seeded Kaelin Roberts and Kelly Swanson got past Mounia Sami and Thais Bezerra 8-3. Jacqueline Otis and Natalie Hill finished off the doubles sweep with an 8-0 shutout of Shae Criswell and Kennedy King.
Criswell took a default loss at the No. 3 singles spot to put Georgetown up 3-0 and it went on to complete the win with four straight-set victories. UPIKE’s No. 1 seed Sami put up the best fight, losing 6-2, 6-2 to Otis.
Bezerra lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 against Roberts, while King and Michaela Hyden both lost 6-0, 6-1 at the fifth and sixth seeds, respectively.
UPIKE will move on to a non-conference matchup at Davis & Elkins in Elkins, W. Va. on Friday.
Georgetown College 7, UPIKE 0
Wednesday, April 9 at Bob Amos Park (Pikeville)
1. Jacqueline Otis (GC) def. Mounia Sami (UPIKE) 6-2, 6-2.
2. Kaelin Roberts (GC) def. Thais Bezerra (UPIKE) 6-0, 6-0.
3. Natalie Hill (GC) def. Shae Criswell (UPIKE) Default.
4. Kelly Swanson (GC) def. Kennedy King (UPIKE) 6-0, 6-1.
5. Alyssa Kennedy (GC) def. Michaela Hyden (UPIKE) 6-0, 6-1.
1. Roberts/Swanson (GC) def. Sami/Bezerra (UPIKE) 8-3.
2. Otis/Hill (GC) def. Criswell/King (UPIKE) 8-0.
Pikeville: 2-9, 2-4 MSC; National Ranking: UR.
Georgetown: 9-3, 1-2 MSC; National Ranking: RV.