ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville women’s tennis team clinched a winning season with a 7-0 Big South Conference victory over Presbyterian College Wednesday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club.


The Bulldogs (13-10, 3-5 BSC) won the doubles point with three wins and then took all six singles matches as Asheville snapped a four-game losing streak.


Senior Zoe Hamel played her final home match on Wednesday and it was a winning one for the native of France. She teamed up with Ericka Rivero to win their 13th doubles win of the season as they downed Patricia Alves and Kayla Stanford at #1 flight, 8-2.


Hamel won at #1 singles as she outlasted Greer Ransom 6-3, 6-7 and 1-0 (7-3) in three sets. Rivero also had to go three sets to win at #2 singles as she edged Caroline Ferrari 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (7-5).


The Bulldogs cruised in the other four singles matches as Amryn Solider, Emily McNall, Christine Boissevain and Gillian Lewis all won in straight sets.


The Bulldogs finish the regular season at Radford on Saturday at 11 a.m.


UNC Asheville 7, Presbyterian College 0
Apr 09, 2014 at Asheville, N.C. (ARC Downtown)


Singles competition

1. HAMEL, Zoe (ASHW) def. RANSOM, Greer (PCW) 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (7-3)

2. RIVERO, Ericka (ASHW) def. FERRARI, Caroline (PCW) 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (7-5)

3. SOLDIER, Amryn (ASHW) def. ALVES, Patricia (PCW) 6-0, 7-5

4. McNALL, Emily (ASHW) def. deLOACH, Caroline (PCW) 6-1, 6-1

5. BOISSEVAIN, Christin (ASHW) def. LEAHY, Lucia (PCW) 7-6, 6-0

6. LEWIS, Gillian (ASHW) def. STANFORD, Kayla (PCW) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. HAMEL, Zoe/RIVERO, Ericka (ASHW) def. ALVES, Patricia/STANFORD, Kayla (PCW) 8-2

2. SOLDIER, Amryn/BOISSEVAIN, Christin (ASHW) def. RANSOM, Greer/FERRARI, Caroline (PCW) 8-3

3. McNALL, Emily/LEWIS, Gillian (ASHW) def. LEAHY, Lucia/deLOACH, Caroline (PCW) 8-2

Match Notes

Presbyterian College 8-16-1, 0-9 BSC

UNC Asheville 13-10, 3-5 BSC

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,6,5,3,2,1)