Women's Tennis Report (Week 2) - Transy Boasts 6-3 Win Over Manchester

GREENWOOD, IN - Transylvania University hit the courts for the first time this fall, earning a 2-0 record to begin the season.  The Pioneers (2-0, 1-0 HCAC) won at Thomas More and beat Manchester in the HCAC opener during the week.

Transy's Laila El Dessouki (Cairo, Egypt/German School of Cairo) finished the week 4-0 during the two Pioneer victories. 

The freshman earned a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles and an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles in TU's 6-3 win over Manchester.  In Monday's 8-1 win at Thomas More, El Dessouki won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and earned an 8-1 triumph at the top doubles position.

Transylvania is scheduled to face Rose-Hulman this weekend.

In other action...

Preseason HCAC favorite Rose-Hulman (2-0, 1-0 HCAC) won its league opener with a 9-0 sweep of Defiance.  The Engineers capped off the week with a 6-3 win over Oakland City.

Hanover and Franklin also notched a win to open the HCAC schedule.  The Panthers (2-1, 1-0 HCAC) beat Anderson 7-2, while the defending champion Grizzlies (1-2, 1-0 HCAC) swept Mount St. Joseph 9-0.

For a complete recap of Week 2 in HCAC Women's Tennis, click here