SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The No. 72-ranked College of Charleston women’s tennis team won its fifth consecutive match today via a 6-1 result over Southern Conference opponent Wofford at the Reeves Tennis Center.
With the victory CofC improves to 16-8 with an 8-1 conference record and clinches at least a share of the SoCon regular season title. Wofford drops to 5-15 with a 1-8 mark in the SoCon.
Doubles went according to plan for the College as all three Cougar duos managed wins. The closest match was on Court 3 where the senior duo of Irene Viana (Paris, France) and Olivia McMillan (Mt. Pleasant, S.C.) defeated Guinn Garcia and Mareli Sanchez of the Terriers 8-6.
CofC maintained the pressure in singles, starting with sophomore Jenny Falcone (Davidson, N.C.) at the No. 4 position. Falcone overcame Wofford’s Garcia 6-2, 6-0 to put the overall match score at 2-0.
Freshman Katherine Schofield (Franklin, Tenn.) followed suit by winning her third straight singles match on Court 6. Schofield cruised to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over the Terriers’ Lucy Schermerhorn.
Freshman Brooke McAmis (Greensboro, N.C.) wrapped up the match with a win on Court 3. McAmis blanked Julia Paulson of Wofford 6-0, 6-0 to seal the overall win for the Cougars.
“It was a nice victory over a talented Wofford squad today,” CofC Director of Tennis Angelo Anastopoulo said. “I loved the way that we competed in very windy conditions. We look forward to trying to clinch the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament against Western Carolina tomorrow in our last regular season SoCon match.”
CofC will play Western Carolina tomorrow, April 13 at 11 a.m. (ET) at the Catamount Athletic Complex in Cullowhee, N.C.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 6, WOFFORD 1
April 12, 2013
Reeves Tennis Center
in Spartanburg, S.C.
No. 1 – Christin Newman (CofC) def. Sarah Evans (Wofford), 6-1, 6-3.
No. 2 – Audrey Coventry (Wofford) def. Kelly Kambourelis (CofC), 6-2, 0-6, 1-0(10-6).
No. 3 – Brooke McAmis (CofC) def. Julia Paulson (Wofford), 6-0, 6-0.
No. 4 – Jenny Falcone (CofC) def. Guinn Garcia (Wofford), 6-2, 6-0.
No. 5 – Samantha Maddox (CofC) def. Mareli Sanchez (Wofford), 6-2, 7-5.
No. 6 – Katherine Schofield (CofC) def. Lucy Schermerhorn (Wofford), 6-1, 6-2.
No. 1 – Kelly Kambourelis-Jenny Falcone (CofC) def. Sarah Evans-Othilia Lindqvist (Wofford), 8-3.
No. 2 – Christin Newman- Samantha Maddox (CofC) def. Julia Paulson-Lucy Schermerhorn (Wofford), 8-4.
No. 3 – Irene Viana-Olivia McMillan (CofC) def. Guinn Garcia-Mareli Sanchez (Wofford), 8-6.