The Thomas More College women’s tennis team finished second today (Saturday, October 21, 2017) at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship held at the Pennbriar Racquet Club in Erie, Pennsylvania.

The second place finish is the highest finish in program history at the PAC Championships. The Saints had 37 points, which only trailed Grove City College, who tallied 56 points.

Sophomore Brooke Warden (Edgewood, Ky./Dixie Heights) repeated as the PAC Player of the Year as she won the championship match at first singles 7-6 (7-3), 6-1, over Maggie Manchester of Grove City. Warden also paired with first-year Hannah Lowman (Vine Grove, Ky./North Hardin) wo win the championship match at No. 1 doubles by the score of 8-2 over Westminster College.
In the Saints’ only other championship match, junior Sara Fellinger (North Bend, Ohio/Taylor) fell 6-4, 6-1 to Grove City.

Junior Nicole Capodagli (Cincinnati, Ohio/McAuley) finished third at No. 3 singles as she won her consolation match 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 over Westminster. The No. 3 tandem of sophomore Lacey Pohlman (Fort Thomas, Ky./Highlands) and first-year Matison Perry (Union, Ky./Ryle) finished third as the defeated Westminster 8-4 in the consolation match. Lowman fell in the consolation match of second singles 6-3, 6-4 and Polhman fell 6-2, 6-2 in the consolation match of fourth singles. The No. 2 doubles team of Capodagli and Fellinger dropped their consolation match 8-4.

The Saints return to the courts the week of March 5 when they compete in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina during Spring Break.

Cory Blackson
Director of Athletic Communications and Compliance
Thomas More College

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