Salisbury opens the season with a win

Salisbury opens the season with a win

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The Salisbury University women's tennis team won its first match of the 2008 season as the Sea Gulls defeated Meredith College 5-4 on Sunday at the Battleground Tennis Courts on the campus of University of Mary Washington.

Salisbury (1-0) received singles points from sophomore Rachel Iosue, junior Robyn Wendell and sophomore Kristen King. The Sea Gulls took two of three points in doubles as the top team of junior Anna Marie Kable and Iosue defeated Kathryn Maples and Sydney Williford 8-5. Sophomore Kelly Fahrner and King won at No. 3 doubles with an 8-4 win.

Iosue defeated Maples at No. 3 singles in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 while Wendell took down Amanda Bitler 6-3, 6-4 in No. 4 singles. King shutout Meredith's Caitlin Dillon 6-0, 6-0 in No. 6 singles.

Salisbury will next host New York University on Friday, February 29, at 2 p.m.

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