Blue Jays Slip Past Red Devils, 5-4
(Elizabethtown, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's tennis team, ranked 17th in the Atlantic South Region, dropped a heartbreaking 5-4 decision to #12-ranked Elizabethtown on Wednesday afternoon.
Rodgers and Lavery added wins in the top two singles flights but the Blue Jays rallied for the win, taking the final four singles matches. Rodgers overcame a tough opening set to win (0-6, 6-2, 6-2) while Lavery claimed the second flight in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2.
Madeline Altholtz (Cohasset, Mass./Cohasset) battled in the five spot, falling 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 and Dominique Hedderich (Walton, Neb./Choate Rosemary Hall) challenged for the sixth flight, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
The Blue Jays improve to 5-1 on the season while the Devils fall to 1-6. Dickinson returns home to host Washington College on Saturday 12:00 pm.