Demon Deacons Conclude Fall Season at Tennessee Fall Invite
Oct. 29, 2017

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWTennis)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Wake Forest women’s tennis team concluded its fall season on Sunday afternoon on the final day of the Tennessee Fall Invite in Knoxville.

The Deacs swept their two doubles matches against Arizona State. First, Emma Davis and Chandler Carter dispatched Lauryn John-Baptiste and Savannah Slaysman, 6-3. Then, in the team’s final doubles match of the tournament, Mary Caroline Meredith and Eliza Omirou outlasted Nicole Fossa Huergo and Sasa Klanecek to win 7-5.

In singles competition, Wake Forest took three out of five matches against Tennessee. Emma Davis completed an undefeated weekend with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Gabby Schuck. Chandler Carter won her second consecutive match, taking out Sadie Hammond, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5. Finally, Joanna Zalewski finished the weekend at 2-1, as she rebounded from a three-set loss yesterday to win a three-set match, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 over Tenika McGiffin.

Playing an extra singles match against Ohio State’s Andrea Ballinger, Mary Caroline Meredith was victorious, 7-5, 6-0.

The Deacs finished their fall season having sent players to compete in five fall tournaments, including the ITA All-American Championships. Wake Forest will begin its spring season in January of 2018. 

Day Three Singles Results:

1. Chandler Carter (WF) def. Sadie Hammond (UT) 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
2. Emma Davis (46) (WF) def. Gabby Schuck (UT) 6-1, 6-2
3. Ariadna Riley (UT) def. Eliza Omirou (WF) 6-4, 6-1
4. Johanna Silva (UT) def. Courtney Meredith (WF) 6-4, 6-3
5. Joanna Zalewski (WF) def. Tenika McGiffin (UT) 7-6, 4-6, 6-3

Extra Match:
1. Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) def. Andrea Ballinger (OSU) 7-5, 6-0

Day Three Doubles Results:
1. Emma Davis / Chandler Carter (WF) def. Lauryn John-Baptiste / Savannah Slaysman (ASU) 6-3
2. Eliza Omirou / Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) def. Nicole Fossa Huergo / Sasa Klanecek (ASU) 7-5

Day Two Singles Results:
1. Emma Davis (46) (WF) def. Nicole Fossa Huergo (ASU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Savannah Slaysman (ASU) def. Eliza Omirou (WF) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
3. Chandler Carter (WF) def. Sasa Klanecek (ASU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Lauryn John-Baptiste (ASU) def. Joanna Zalewski (WF) 1-6, 7-5, 7-5

Extra Matches:
1. Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 6-2, 6-0
2. Courtney Meredith (WF) def. Andrea Ballinger (OSU) 7-6 (5), 6-3

Day Two Doubles Results:
1. Chandler Carter / Emma Davis (WF) def. Olivia Sneed / Anna Sanford (OSU) 6-1
2. Shiori Fukuda / Maria Tyrina (OSU) def. Eliza Omirou / Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 6-2
3. Joanna Zalewski / Courtney Meredith (WF) def. Andrea Ballinger / Mary Beth Hurley (OSU) 6-4

Day One Singles Results:
1. Emma Davis (46) (WF) def. Anna Sanford (33) (OSU) 7-6 (3), 6-1
2. Eliza Omirou (WF) def. Shiori Fukuda (OSU) 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-4
3. Olivia Sneed (OSU) def. Chandler Carter (WF) 6-7 (2), 6-2, 7-5
4. Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Maria Tyrina (OSU) 6-2, 7-5
5.Joanna Zalewski (WF) def. Danielle Wolf (OSU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
6. Mary Beth Hurley (OSU) def. Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (6)

Extra Matches:
Tenika McGiffin (UT) def. Courtney Meredith (WF) 6-3, 6-1

Day One Doubles Results:
1. Sadie Hammond / Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Chandler Carter / Mary Caroline Meredith (WF) 8-6
2. Eliza Omirou / Anna Ulyashchenko (WF) def. Tenika McGiffin / Elizabeth Profit (UT) 8-7 (5)
3. Ariadna Riley / Chelsea Sawyer (UT) def. Emma Davis / Courtney Meredith 8-7 (5)


 

 

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