The Warriors hosted the Marshall Statesmen on a surprisingly sunny day for today’s match. Larissa Della Rocca and Rose Torres filled in for Wakefield at #4 and #6 singles and #3 doubles.
#1 Grace K. 1-10
#2 Diana M. 0-10
#3 Angela C. 2-10
#4 Larissa D. 0-10
#5 Jhina V. 2-10
#6 Rose T. 6-10
#1 Grace K. and Diana M. 1-8
#2 Angela C. and Jhina V. 0-8
#3 Larissa D. and Rose T. 2-8
Highlights of the Match:
Rose T. played a marathon match in the #6 singles spot, refusing to give up and battling to the very end. She hustled to every ball and executed several well-placed groundstrokes and volleys. She showed the same effort in doubles and continued to improve her volleys.
Angela C. created several fantastic points by hustling along the baseline and hitting groundstrokes with pace. She also attacked with quick reaction time to create several points from smart volleys and overheads.
Grace K. demonstrated what makes her #1 by attacking volley after volley, complete with overhead smashes during her doubles match. She also showed off her speed and placement ability by turning an excellent drop shot from her opponent into a down the line winner in her favor.
Diana M. showed off her ability to get down for the low balls in order to turn them into powerful groundstrokes that impress the fans.
Larissa D. put together a combination of improved footwork and powerful groundstrokes to create some exciting points.