Ericka Riveron won in three sets on Saturday over CCU
Courtesy: UNC Asheville
Women's Tennis Stuns Coastal Carolina 5-2
Release: 04/06/2013

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville women’s tennis team picked up an impressive Big South Conference victory on Saturday as the Bulldogs won their 10th match of the year by upsetting Coastal Carolina 5-2 at the ARC.


Asheville (10-8, 3-4 BSC) bounced back from losing the doubles point and the first singles match to win five consecutive singles matches to earn the win over the Chanticleers (9-8, 4-2 BSC).


Asheville lost the first set in three different singles matches but rallied to win all of them to earn the victory. Zoe Hamel at #1 flight, Ericka Rivero at #3 flight and Amryn Soldier at #4 flight, all fought back to win their matches.


Christine Bossevain and Gillian Lewis won in straight sets at #5 and #6 flights.


Hamel lost the first set to Libby Scott, 5-7 but roared back to win 6-3, 6-3. Rivero trailed 4-6 to Mikaela Davies but rallied to win the match, 6-2, 6-4. Solder was behind 2-6 to Alicia Robinson but fought back to win, 6-3, 6-3.


Asheville is back in action on Sunday when it travels to Winthrop at 2 p.m.



UNC Asheville 5, Coastal 2


1. Hamel def. Scott  5-7, 6-3, 6-3

2. Bates def. McNall  6-3, 6-2

3. Rivera def. Davies  4-6, 6-2, 6-4

4. Soldier def. Robinson  2-6, 6-3, 6-3

5. Boissevain def. Kowal  6-2, 7-5

6. Lewis def. De Wit  6-4, 6-3


1. Hamel/Rivera def. Kowal/Bates  8-6

2. Scott/De Wit def. Boissevain/McNall  8-4

3. Davies/Robinson def. Soldier/Lewis  8-2

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