Men's and Women's Tennis Sweep Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (4/10/10) -- Guilford College's men's and women's tennis teams both posted 6-3 road victories over their counterparts from Lynchburg College Saturday.

The Quakers' men's team improved to 3-5 (2-3 ODAC) with their win. Alec Chase made his season debut at first singles and scored a 6-2, 6-1 win over Kristian Richardson. Chase teamed with Andre Arguimbau and scored an 8-4 first doubles triumph over Richardson and Brandon Hall. Arguimbau was a straight-set winner at second singles. Mark Cheong pulled out a three-set third-singles triumph and teamed with Patrick Childs for an 8-1 third-doubles win.

As Guilford's men played minus number-one singles and doubles player Will Mason-Deese, the Quakers' women (4-5, 1-5 ODAC) won despite the absence of first-singles and first-doubles player Mackey Wesner. The victory marked their first league win of the year.

Mary Simpson moved into the top singles flight and posted a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Lynchburg's Krysten Bishop. Simpson and Megan Fair won at second doubles, 8-2. Nina Bollag won her second-singles match with Jessie Moore and teamed with Liz Killion for a first-singles triumph. Killion was also a double winner for Guilford.

Guilford's tennis teams host Randolph College Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in ODAC contests.