CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves have already made the first weekend a success in 2019, as the UWG tennis program won their first match of the year on Saturday, beating Spring Hill College 6-1 in the morning before falling 7-0 to Southern Arkansas in the evening. 

The Wolves took most of the drama out of the afternoon, winning the first two doubles matches, which counts for one victory in the final score as opposed to all three scores counting as in previous years. The first team to win two in doubles will win two points, and the teams will then move to singles play. 

In No. 1 doubles, Timia Commodore and Sofia Soltis won their first match as a team on Saturday, taking down the team of Jamie Martin and Mary Grace Sullivan from Spring HIll 6-2. In No. 2 doubles, Shelby Brown and Meg Cummings made quick work of the team of Madison Artigues and Rebecca Pearlman, winning 6-1 for the doubles point for the Wolves. 

Commodore lost 2-6, 4-6 in No. 1 singles, but that was the final finished match of the day, as her teammates took care of their opponents in short order. Bailey McCammon won her match in No. 5 singles, taking down Mary Roane in straight sets for the first UWG victory of the day. McCammon and senior Jamie Bryant at No. 6 singles each won in straight sets with a 6-0, 6-0 victory. 

Another senior, Shelby Brown, provided the final win necessary for a match win for the Wolves, winning No. 3 singles by a 6-1, 6-1 score over Artigues. Meg Cummings won 6-3, 6-1 in No. 4 singles, and Sofia Soltis won No. 2 singles 6-4 and 6-0. 

West Georgia will end the weekend on Sunday morning, taking on the Christian Brothers Bucs in Gulf South Conference play at 10:30 a.m.