ASHEVILLE, N.C. - UNC Asheville won the doubles point but Presbyterian College was able to win four singles matches as the Blue Hose edged the Bulldogs 4-3 in Big South Conference women's tennis action Tuesday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club.
Asheville did a nice job picking up the doubles point as the #2 flight of Jenna Dodge and Armyn Soldier won, 8-5. The #3 team of Devon Cavanaugh and Amie Cloer got the point with an 8-5 win.
In singles action. Soldier enjoyed a great day by downing Cara Caruso at #2 flight, 6-4, 6-2. Christian Boissevain won a three-set thriller at #3 as she edged out Greer Ranson, 7-6, 5-7 and 11-9 in a tie-breaker.
But the visitors were able to win the match by winning three matches outright as the Bulldogs had to default at #6 singles due to an injury.
Asheville finishes the regular season at Coastal Carolina on Saturday at 10 a.m. before returning home to host the 2012 Big South Conference Tennis Championship next week (April 19-21). The tournament will be held at both Asheville Racquet Club locations in downtown and in South Asheville.
|1. OELKE, Paige (PCW) def. MCNALL, Emily (ASHW) 6-1, 6-2|
|2. SOLDIER, Amryn (ASHW) def. CARUSO, Cara (PCW) 6-4, 6-2|
|3. BOISSEVAIN, Christin (ASHW) def. RANSOM, Greer (PCW) 7-6 (8-6), 5-7, 11-9|
|4. ALVES, Patricia (PCW) def. DODGE, Jenna (ASHW) 6-2, 6-3|
|5. deLOACH, Caroline (PCW) def. CLOER, Amie (ASHW) 6-1, 6-3|
|6. KRAUSE, Lindsay (PCW) def. CAVANAUGH, Devon (ASHW), by default|
|1. OELKE, Paige/ALVES, Patricia (PCW) def. MCNALL, Emily/BOISSEVAIN, Christin (ASHW) 8-5|
|2. DODGE, Jenna/SOLDIER, Amryn (ASHW) def. deLOACH, Caroline/RANSOM, Greer (PCW) 8-5|
|3. CAVANAUGH, Devon/CLOER, Amie (ASHW) def. CARUSO, Cara/KRAUSE, Lindsay (PCW) 8-5|