Streaking WildCats Blank Quakers in ODAC Women's Tennis

Makayla McLaurin '19 (left), Delaney Taylor '21 (Deanna Lassiter '20 photo)
Makayla McLaurin '19 (left), Delaney Taylor '21 (Deanna Lassiter '20 photo)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Randolph College won its sixth straight match Saturday with a 9-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over visiting Guilford College.

The WildCats (8-5) moved into fourth place in the conference standings with a 6-1 record. Guilford fell to 2-10 (0-8 ODAC).

Randolph took an early 3-0 with wins in the three doubles matches. Hayley Ashford and Ranita Popku-Sarfo blanked the Quakers' Megan Kimpel and Dakota McLean, 8-0, in the third flight. Keyu Jin and Ashley Schmitz handled the Quakers' Makayla McLaurin and Delaney Taylor at first doubles, 8-1. The most competitive doubles match was the second-doubles contest where Jordan Kirkpatrick and Savana Marta doubled up the Quakers' Olivia La Ganza and Mackenzie Calton, 8-4.

The WildCats cruised through the six singles matches with straight-set wins in each contest. The Quakers won only four games in singles play. Jin blanked McLaurin, 6-0, 6-0 at first singles. Schmitz topped Taylor in the second flight by the same score.

Coach Kim Kleimeier's '13 Quakers return home to host Randolph-Macon College Monday (4/1) at 3:30 p.m.