by Cory Guinn
ELON, N.C. – The Barton women's tennis team was unable to overcome a tough task, falling 7-0 to NCAA Division I Elon University on Thursday afternoon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.
One point is awarded in doubles against NCAA Division I competition, and Elon earned that point by winning all three doubles matches against the Lady Bulldogs.
The Pheonix won all six singles contest to secure the shutout on its home court as Barton was only able to win three games in individual competition.
Barton returns to action on Friday, March 24 in Spartanburg, S.C. in a Conference Carolinas contest against Converse College.
Elon 7, Barton 0
1. Erica Braschi (ELON) def. Daria Avram (BARTON) 6-0, 6-0
2. Olivia Lucas (ELON) def. Marissa Stevenson (BARTON) 6-1, 6-1
3. Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) def. Vanessa Sanoja (BARTON) 6-0, 6-0
4. Kirsten Ward (ELON) def. Shauna Kelly (BARTON) 6-1, 6-0
5. Maria Paraja (ELON) def. Lorraine Chon-Qui (BARTON) 6-0, 6-0
6. Sofia Edo (ELON) def. Dana Kelly (BARTON) 6-0, 6-0
1. Alex Koniaev/Maria Paraja (ELON) def. Marissa Stevenson/Daria Avram (BARTON) 6-2
2. Erica Braschi/Olivia Lucas (ELON) def. Elle Vietz/Vanessa Sanoja (BARTON) 6-1
3. Kirsten Ward/Suzanne Zenoni (ELON) def. Lorraine Chon-Qui/Dana Kelly (BARTON) 6-0
Barton College 5-7
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,4,6,3,2)