Amryn Soldier won in three sets on Sunday at Wofford
Courtesy: UNC Asheville
Women's Tennis Slips Past Wofford, 4-3
Courtesy: UNCABulldogs.com
Release: 02/24/2013
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Asheville earned the doubles point and then picked up two singles victories in three sets to slip past Wofford 4-3 in women's tennis action Sunday afternoon at the Terrier Tennis Complex.

 

The Bulldogs (5-3) earned their first road win of the season by rallying for the victory.

 

Asheville earned the doubles points by winning the top two flights. Zoe Hamel and Erickia Rivero won at #1 flight by downing Sarah Evans and Othilia Lindqvist, 8-4. Christina Boissevain and Emily McNall won at #2 flight by roaring past Emily Przystawski and Mareli Sanchez, 6-2.

 

In singles action, Gilliam Lewis won at #6 flight with a straight set victory over Lucy Schermerhorn, 6-1, 6-3.

 

Wofford took a 3-2 lead as the home team got wins from Audrey Coventry, Julia Paulson and Evans in singles.

 

Sophomore Amryn Soldier rallied to tie the match at 3-3 with a victory at #4 flight. Sanchez won the first set, 6-2 before Soldier roared back by winning the next two sets, 6-2, 6-4.

 

The match came down to the #5 flight between Lindqvist and Boissevain. Lindqvist won the first set 6-3 but Boissevain evened the match up with a 7-5 win in the second set. Boissevain dominated the final set, 6-0 to give Asheville the dramatic win.

 

Singles competition

1. EVANS, Sarah (WOFW) def. HAMEL, Zoe (ASHW) 6-3, 6-2

2. COVENTRY, Audrey (WOFW) def. MCNALL, Emily (ASHW) 6-2, 7-5

3. PAULSON, Julia (WOFW) def. RIVERO, Erickia (ASHW) 6-1, 6-2

4. SOLDIER, Amryn (ASHW) def. SANCHEZ, Mareli (WOFW) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

5. BOISSEVAIN, Christin (ASHW) def. LINDQVIST, Othilia (WOFW) 3-6, 7-5, 6-0

6. LEWIS, Gillian (ASHW) def. SCHERMERHORN, Lucy (WOFW) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. HAMEL, Zoe/RIVERO, Erickia (ASHW) def. EVANS, Sarah/LINDQVIST, Othilia (WOFW) 8-4

2. BOISSEVAIN, Christin/MCNALL, Emily (ASHW) def. PRZYSTAWSKI, Emily/SANCHEZ, Mareli (WOFW) 8-2

3. PAULSON, Julia/SCHERMERHORN, Lucy (WOFW) def. SOLDIER, Amryn/LEWIS, Gillian (ASHW) 8-2

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