DENISON, Texas -- Battling in the third-place match for the third consecutive year, Austin College defeated Schreiner, 5-1, at the 2019 SCAC Women's Tennis Championship Sunday morning at Smith Tennis Center. Official Website l Bracket l Postmatch Interview
Just like the AC men, the third-place finish for the 'Roos women (10-5 overall) at the SCAC tournament marks the third straight year the team has achieved its highest finish in program history.
Austin College jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles play. Diana Carvajalino and Melody Duong took the 8-6 win at line one and Katie Seibert and Georgia Moore prevailed, 8-4, at line three. Schreiner's Kate De Los Santos and Jennifer Garcia kept the Mountaineers in the match with an 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles.
In singles play, the 'Roos swept the first set in each of the four matches on the court. Melody Duong won 6-1, 6-0 and No. 1 and Anna Sergiovanni made it 4-1 with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 3. Diana Carvajalino clinched the match for Austin College with a 6-2, 6-0 victory.
The fourth-place finish is the best for the Schreiner women since the 2016 tournament.
AUSTIN COLLEGE 5, SCHREINER 1
April 21, 2019 at Denison, Texas (Smith Tennis Center)
|1. Melody Duong (AC) def. Jennifer Garcia (SCH) 6-1, 6-0|
|2. Diana Carvajalino (AC) def. Kara Miller (SCH) 6-2, 6-0|
|3. Anna Sergiovanni (AC) def. Katie Smith (SCH) 6-1, 6-1|
|4. Chandler Morris (AC) vs. Kate De Los Santos (SCH) 6-2, 2-3, unfinished|
|5. Kirsten Weber (AC) vs. Marlee Daniels (SCH) 1-0, unfinished|
|6. Georgia Moore (AC) vs. Kate Woods (SCH) 1-0, unfinished|
|1. Diana Carvajalino/Melody Duong (AC) def. Katie Smith/Kara Miller (SCH) 8-6|
|2. Kate De Los Santos/Jennifer Garcia (SCH) def. Kirsten Weber/Anna Sergiovanni (AC) 8-5|
|3. Katie Seibert/Georgia Moore (AC) def. Marlee Daniels/Kate Woods (SCH) 8-4|
|Austin College 10-5|