Dalton State Roadrunners Fall 9-1 To Nationally-Ranked Brenau

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - by Bob Beavers
Dalton doubles team of Chelsea Powell and Laura Winter
Dalton doubles team of Chelsea Powell and Laura Winter

Gainesville, Ga. – The Dalton State women’s tennis team (6-3) fell to number seven Brenau University (9-5) on Tuesday, 8-1.

Only the doubles team of Laura Winter and Chelsea Powell prevailed for Dalton State. 


1.   Dominika Jasova/Zalina Nazarova  (BU)def. Diana Narino/Daniela Sanchez (DS) 8-1

2.   Laura Winter/Chelsea Powell (DS) Maria Perdona Medina/Valeria Savina (BU) 8-5

3.   Stephanie Moniz/Kelley Cohran (BU) def. Alejandra Bejarano/Lindsay McCutchen (DS) 8-3 


1.   Dominika Jasova (BU) def. Chelsea Powell (DS) 6-0, 6-0

2.   Maria Perdona Madina (BU) def. Laura Winter (DS) 6-1, 6-1

3.   Zalina Nazarova (BU) def. Daniela Sanchez (DS) 6-2, 6-0

4.   Stephanie Moniz (DS) def. Diana Narino (BU) 6-2, 6-3

5.   Valeria Savina (BU) def. Alejandra Bejarano (DS)  6-4, 6-2

6.   Kelley Cohran (BU) def. Lindsay McCutchen (DS) 6-1, 6-0 

“This gives us a good indication of where we are and where we need to be,” said DS Director of Tennis Michel Bates. “

The Roadrunners return home Friday to take on Agnes Scott. (0-6) at Lakeshore Park Tennis Center. 

Georgia Gwinnett Women Are Now #1

The NAIA women’s tennis Top 25 Poll, released Tuesday, placed Georgia Gwinnett at the top for the first time.

The Grizzlies are in only their second season of intercollegiate competition and are 12-2 on the year, including 7-0 against NAIA opponents.

The southeast is well represented. Southern States Atlantic Conference representative Loyola of New Orleans is No. 2. 


3.   Auburn Montgomery

4.   Lindsey Wilson (Ky)

5.   SCAD Savannah

6.   Embry-Riddle (Fl)

7.   Brenau (Ga)

8.   Northwood (Fl)

14. SCAD Atlanta

15. Cumberland (Tn)

16.. Coastal Georgia

18. Milligan (Tn)

19. William Carey (Ms)

22. Campbellsville (Ky)

Embry- Riddle Tops The Men’s Top 25

The defending national champion Eagles from Embry-Riddle (8-2) remain at No.1.

The south is doing well in this poll as well with the Southern States Athletic Conference is strong, including coming in at numbers two and three.

2.   Auburn Montgomery

3.   Georgia Gwinnett

6.   Lindsey Wilson (Ky)

7.   Xavier (La)

8.   Cumberland (Tn)

9.   Belhaven (Ms)

12. William Carey (Ms)

15. Coastal Georgia

17. Bethel (Tn)

18. Warner (Fl)

21. Northwood (Fl)

24. Campbellsville (Ky)

NAIA Scoreboard

Women’s Tennis:

Mobile (Al) 9 Spring Hill (Al) 0

SCAD Savannah 8 St. Thomas (Fl) 0


Men’s Tennis:

Mobile (Al) 9 Spring Hill (Al) 0

SCAD Savannah 5 St. Thomas (Fl) 4



#1 Faulkner (Al) 5 Southern Poly (Ga) 2

Georgia Gwinnett 6 Tennessee Wesleyan 3

Spring Hill (Al) 7 Tuskegee University 3

Bethel (Tn) 4 Christian Brothers University 3



Southern Wesleyan (SC) 9 #17 Brenau (Ga) 7

Brenau (Ga) 3 Southern Wesleyan (SC) 1

#2 Faulkner (Al) 2 Spring Hill (Al)

Spring Hill (Al) 4 Faulkner 0

Tennessee Wesleyan 11 Union College 1 (5)

Tennessee Wesleyan 5 Union (Ky) 1

William Carey (Ms) 12 Alcorn State 0 (5)

William Carey (Ms) 15 Alcorn State 2 (5)

Martin Methodist (Tn) 5 Brewton-Parker 2

Brewton-Parker (Ga) 9 Martin Methodist (Tn) 7

Embry Riddle (Fl) 4 Talladega (Al) 0

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