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Hollins Hands Salem Tennis 7-2 Setback

Hollins Hands Salem Tennis 7-2 Setback

Hollins 7, Salem 2

Next Match:
Salem at Agnes Scott | March 17 | Decatur, Ga. | 2 p.m.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Salem tennis team suffered a 7-2 setback to visiting Hollins in its spring season opener when the two teams collided on Saturday, March 4th at the Bert Lain Tennis Center.

Hollins opened the match by claiming an 8-1 victory in No. 1 doubles when Jessica Willebeek-LeMair and Millie Shaw downed the Salem tandem of Haley Gilley and Cadence Durham. Teammates Peyton Jones and Charlie Miller provided the second point with an 8-2 win over the pair of Ashley Linden and Alyson Gammons.

Salem countered with its first point of the spring season as Alana Bridges and Harley Hedrick took down the pair of Mei Shalaby and Carlia Kearney by a margin of 8-5.

Willebeek-LeMair added her second win of the day in the singles competition with a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Durham in the clash of No. 1 singles. Millie Shaw also came through with a victory for Hollins (6-0, 7-5) by downing Gilley.

Peyton Jones was one of five Hollins points in singles, downing Griffis by a score of 6-2, 6-0. In No. 4 singles, Gammons picked up the lone victory of the afternoon of the day for the Spirits by defeating Charlie Miller by scores of 7-5, 6-4.

Hollins added its final two points with victories in the No. 5 and No. 6 flight singles. Kearney was responsible for a 6-1, 7-5 win over Linden in the fifth-seeded clash, while Shalaby got past Bridges in No. 6 doubles in three sets by scores of 6-4, 4-6, 10-4.


Hollins 7, Salem College 2
March 4, 2023 at Winston-Salem, N,C. (Bert Lain Tennis Ctr.)
Singles competition
1. J. Willebeek-LeMair (HU) def. Cadence Durham (SAL) 6-0, 6-3
2. Millie Shaw (HU) def. Haley Gilley (SAL) 6-0, 7-5
3. Peyton Jones (HU) def. Emily Griffis (SAL) 6-2, 6-0
4. Alyson Gammons (SAL) def. Charlie Miller (HU) 7-5, 6-4
5. Carlia Kearney (HU) def. Ashley Linden (SAL) 6-1, 7-5
6. Mei Shalaby (HU) def. Alana Bridges (SAL) 6-4, 4-6, 10-4

Doubles competition
1. J. Willebeek-LeMair/Millie Shaw (HU) def. Haley Gilley/Cadence Durham (SAL) 8-1
2. Peyton Jones/Charlie Miller (HU) def. Ashley Linden/Alyson Gammons (SAL) 8-2
3. Alana Bridges/Harley Hedrick (SAL) def. Mei Shalaby/Carlia Kearney (HU) 8-5