Greyhounds Rally to 5-4 Win Over Emory & Henry

Hilton Head, S.C. (March 7) -- The Assumption College women's tennis team rallied to a 5-4 win over Emory & Henry on Wednesday afternoon at the Hilton Head Island Motorcoach Resort.

Trailing 2-1 after singles, the Greyhounds took four of the six singles matches to record the come-from-behind win.

The rally started at number one singles in which Erica Micciche (Framingham, Mass. / Framingham) fell 0-6 in the first set, but won the next two, 6-1, 6-4 to earn the Greyhounds a point.

The Greyhounds also won singles three through five as Paige Gilet (Chelmsford, Mass. / Chelmsford), Meg Hall (Pembroke, Mass. / Notre Dame), and Melanie McCauley (Charlestown, R.I. / Chariho High School) recorded wins for Assumption. The tandem of Hall and Gilet also earned the Greyhounds their lone doubles point with a 9-8 win at number two doubles.

The Greyhounds improve to 1-7 on the season with the win and will return to action on Thursday, March 7 against Brevard College. The match will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Hilton Head, S.C.

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Singles competition

1. Erica Micciche (ASM) def. Alyssa Wingate (EHCW) 0-6, 6-1, 6-4

2. Taylor Evans (EHCW) def. Cassandra Waung (ASM) 6-1, 6-1

3. Paige Gilet (ASM) def. Meredith Yeary (EHCW) 1-6, 6-2, 6-2

4. Meghan Hall (ASM) def. Emily Bolt (EHCW) 6-2, 6-1

5. Melanie McCauley (ASM) def. Blair Brabson (EHCW) 6-1, 6-0

6. Sheyenne Cleveland (EHCW) def. Allison Gorman (ASM) 6-1, 6-1


Doubles competition

1. Alyssa Wingate/Taylor Evans (EHCW) def. Erica Micciche/Cassandra Waung (ASM) 8-6

2. Meg Hall/Paige Gilet (ASM) def. Meredith Yeary/Emily Bolt (EHCW) 9-8

3. Sheyenne Cleveland/Casey Blackburn (EHCW) def. Melanie McCauley/Allison Gorman (ASM) 8-6