Singles Matches Propel Women's Tennis to 6-3 Win over Shenandoah

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Randolph came from behind after doubles to earn an important ODAC win.

First-year Alison Henry (Charlottesville, Va./Albemarle) and junior Patricia Verdezoto (Cuenza, Azuay, Ecuador/Bilingue Interamericano) fell at first doubles, 8-3.

Sophomore Dina Velazco (Barquisimeto, Venezuela/Colegio Las Fuertes) and first-year Jenna Sweet (Clarksville, Md./Atholton) also fell, losing 8-5 at No. 2.

First-year Heather Parra (Wilmington, N.C./Eugene Ashley) and sophomore Sarah Parker (Washington, D.C. / Sidwell Friends) gave Randolph one point after doubles with an 8-5 win.

After Verdezoto fell at top singles, the other five were all successful, rallying Randolph to a win.

Henry won a three-set match at No. 2, as did Parker at No. 5. Velazco, Parra and Sweet were straight-set winners.

The women's team will play its third match in three days at Sweet Briar on Sunday.