ROCK HILL, S.C. – Top-seeded Coastal Carolina won the doubles points and was able to get three singles victories to down eighth-seeded UNC Asheville 4-1 Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference Tennis Championships.


Senior Andrien Langeard ended his fabulous Bulldog career on a winning note. He won easily at #1 singles over Leo Christofides, 6-0, 6-4. The native of France finished his senior season with a 16-3 record.


Asheville finished the season with an 11-10 overall record. The Bulldogs record back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since the 2004 and 2005 seasons.


Coastal Carolina 4, UNC Asheville 1
Apr 18, 2013 at Rock Hill, S.C. (Winthrop Memorial Courts) 

Singles competition

1. LANGEARD, Adrien (ASHM) def. Leo Christofides (COASTAL) 6-0, 6-4

2. Yusuke Kusuda (COASTAL) vs. WAISSEN, Matt (ASHM) 6-3, 5-4, unfinished

3. Garik Yedigarian (COASTAL) vs. KRIPAK, Daniel (ASHM) 6-3, 1-4, unfinished

4. Ted Nilsson (COASTAL) def. CROKER, Alex (ASHM) 6-1, 6-4

5. Matias Di Pasquale (COASTAL) def. LANDAU, Brett (ASHM) 6-0, 6-2

6. Hunter Whalen (COASTAL) def. SCHUBEL, John (ASHM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Garik Yedigarian/Matias Di Pasquale (COASTAL) vs. LANGEARD, Adrien/WAISSEN, Matt (ASHM) 7-4, unfinished

2. John Karle/Leo Christofides (COASTAL) def. KRIPAK, Daniel/SCHUBEL, John (ASHM) 9-7

3. Ted Nilsson/Yusuke Kusuda (COASTAL) def. CROKER, Alex/LANDAU, Brett (ASHM) 8-3