GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina won all six singles matches and captured the doubles point to defeat UNC Asheville 7-0 Wednesday afternoon at the ECU Tennis Complex.
The Bulldogs (3-2) came close to capturing the doubles points. The #3 flight of Gillian Lewis and Amryn Solider knocked off Danielle Terpko and Yilan Zhang, 8-4. Asheville's top doubles team of Zoe Hamel and Ericka Rivero lost a close 8-7 match to Nicole LaDuce and Neena Wanko, 8-7 (7-5) and #2 doubles team of Christine Boissevain and Emily McNall lost in a tie-breaker as well, 8-7 (7-1)
Asheville will have a week off before hosting Division II power Augusta State next Wednesday (Feb. 13) at Noon.
EAST CAROLINA 7, UNC ASHEVILLE 0
No. 1 - Neena Wanko (ECU) def. Zoe Hamel (ASHW) 6-2, 7-5
No. 2 - Yilian Zhang (ECU) def. Emily McNall (ASHW) 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 - Melis Tanik (ECU) def. Ericka Rivero (ASHW) 7-6, 6-1
No. 4 - Nicole LaDuca (ECU) def. Christine Boissevain (ASHW) 6-4, 6-4
No. 5 - Danielle Terpko (ECU) def. Amryn Soldier (ASHW) 6-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-4)
No. 6 - Abby Richmond (ECU) def. Gillian Lewis (ASHW) 6-1, 6-1
No. 1 - LaDuca/Wanko (ECU) def. Hamel/Rivero (ASHW) 8-7 (7-5)
No. 2 - Dana Gray/Tanik (ECU) def. Boissevain/McNall (ASHW) 8-7 (7-1)
No. 3 - Lewis/Soldier (ASHW) def. Terpko/Zhang (ECU) 8-4