NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont women's tennis team fell to #15 Vanderbilt 6-1 in their season opener held Tuesday afternoon at the Currey Tennis Center on the Vanderbilt campus.
In singles, the Commodores won five of the six matches to clinch the 6-1 victory over the Bruins. BU did win at number six singles as Catherine Holliday defeated Elizabeth Lillie 6-0, 6-0.
Belmont (0-1) returns to the court this Sunday as they play at Kentucky. The match is scheduled to begin at 10:00am CT.
#15 Vanderbilt 6, Belmont 1
Jackie Wu/Alex Leatu (VU) def. Laura Stack/Carolyn Caire (BU) 8-0
Ashleigh Antal/Nelly Radeva (VU) def. Nikki Mersan/Natalia Nunes (BU) 8-2
Catherine Holliday/Abbey Hogan (BU) def. Elizabeth Lillie/Megan Gornet (VU) 8-2
Jackie Wu (VU) def. Fabiana Mersan (BU) 6-1, 6-1
Alex Leatu (VU) def. Nikki Maciel (BU) 6-1, 6-1
Nelly Radeva (VU) def. Abbey Hogan (BU) 6-1, 6-1
Ashleigh Antal (VU) def. Carolyn Caire (BU) 6-1, 6-0
Megan Gornet (VU) def. Laura Stack (BU) 3-6, 6-3 (10-3)
Catherine Holliday (BU) def. Elizabeth Lillie (VU) 6-0, 6-0