ABILENE, Texas (March 4, 2012) - Spring break started on a sour note for the 10th-ranked Rollins women's tennis team as the Tars were shutout by sixth-ranked Abilene Christian 9-0 on Sunday.

The loss drops Rollins to 4-4 on the season while ACU improves to 11-2.

The Tars nearly scored a big upset in the top doubles match as Lisa Loft and Kayli Ragsdale forced a tiebreaker with 21st-ranked Micah Hermsdorf and Hannah Kelley before falling 9-8(4).

Callie Whitlock and Elissa DeCampli at No. 2 and Mariana Salvador and Ashley Rosenberg at No. 3 both lost their doubles matches by scores of 8-3.

The Tars then fell in each of the six singles matches in straight sets.

Rollins will look to rebound on Tuesday, March 6 at St. Edward's University.

#6 Abilene Christian 9, #10 Rollins 0
Mar 04, 2012 at Abilene, TX (Eager Tennis Pavilion)

Singles competition
1. #3 Julia Mongin (ACUW) def. #22 Lisa Loft (RC) 6-0, 6-1
2. #12 Micah Hermsdorf (ACUW) def. Stefania Tkach (RC) 6-1, 6-1
3. #39 Brittney Reed (ACUW) def. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 6-4, 6-1
4. Laura Mongin (ACUW) def. Mariana Salvador (RC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Emily Conrad (ACUW) def. Elissa DeCampli (RC) 7-6, retired
6. Hannah Kelley (ACUW) def. Sara Stosljevic (RC) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. #21 Micah Hermsdorf/Hannah Kelley (ACUW) def. Lisa Loft/Kayli Ragsdale (RC) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Julia Mongin/Laura Mongin (ACUW) def. Callie Whitlock/Elissa DeCampli (RC) 8-3
3. Brittney Reed/Emily Conrad (ACUW) def. Mariana Salvador/Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 8-3

Match Notes
Rollins 4-4; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #4
Abilene Christian 11-2; National ranking #6; Regional ranking #1