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HILTON HEAD, S.C. (Titan Athletics)– The Westminster College women’s tennis team won, 5-4, against Illinois Wesleyan University for their 10th win of the season on Wednesday.
Westminster (10-5) was down 2-1 after doubles play. Junior Margo Mason (Pittsburgh, PA / Chartiers Valley) and sophomore Casey Barton (New York City, NY / Dominican Academy) teamed up for an 8-3 win at no. 2 doubles and won their respective singles matches. Mason won no. 1 singles (6-4, 6-3) and Barton won no. 3 singles (6-0, 6-1). The Titans sealed the victory as they won the last two singles, courtesy of a come-from-behind win by sophomore McKenna Robinson (Pittsburgh, PA / Shaler) (2-6, 7-5, 12-10) at no. 5 and sophomore Alexis Grates’s (Tarentum, PA / Highlands) convincing no. 6 victory (6-2, 6-2). Illinois Wesleyan dropped to 4-11 on the season.
The Titans will close out their Spring Break Trip on Thursday, March 14 with a match against Millikin University at 4 p.m.
Singles competition:
1. Margo Mason (WES) def. Pinheiro, Sofia (IWUW) 6-4, 6-3
2. Cooper, Anna (IWUW) def. Julia Serbati (WES) 6-2, 6-1
3. Casey Barton (WES) def. Rochacz, Rebecca (IWUW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Mohr, Ashley (IWUW) def. Sara Small (WES) 6-1, 6-0
5. McKenna Robinson (WES) def. Ruffolo, Kayleigh (IWUW) 2-6, 7-5, 12-10
6. Alexis Grates (WES) def. Rowley, Sydney (IWUW) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles competition:
1. Pinheiro, Sofia/Rochacz, Rebecca (IWUW) def. Julia Serbati/Sara Small (WES) 8-4
2. Margo Mason/Casey Barton (WES) def. Cooper, Anna/Mohr, Ashley (IWUW) 8-3
3. Ruffolo, Kayleigh/Rowley, Sydney (IWUW) def. Allyson Gitzen/Angie Vick (WES) 8-6

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