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Senior Marina Ziehe picked up Newberry's lone singles point in doubles play for the Wolves.
Senior Marina Ziehe picked up Newberry's lone singles point in doubles play for the Wolves.
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NEWBERRY — Senior Susana Aguirre picked up Newberry’s lone singles point, while sophomore Vanessa Ortiz and senior Marina Ziehe did the same in doubles play, as the Wolves fell 7-2 at the Cannon Tennis Courts to the visiting Lander Bearcats.


The No. 6 team in the Southeast Region - Lander (9-3) took a 2-1 lead over the Wolves (9-5) at the conclusion of doubles play. The Wolves’ single point in doubles action came at No. 2 as Ortiz and Ziehe took an 8-2 decision over Renata Mello and Marion Courbis.


A frantic comeback at No. 3 doubles by sophomore Tara Lamers and senior Ariel Strong fell short as the Wolves’ duo fell 9-8 to Tiffany Vanhpraseuth and Alyssa Savill.


Singles play proved tough for Newberry as Aguirre earned the Wolves’ second team point with a straight sets victory over Courbis.


Ortiz was the only Newberry player to reach three sets as she battled from down a set, before falling to Ivanka Mocic at No. 3.


The Wolves returned to South Atlantic Conference action on Sunday with a noon start at Queens.

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