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Written by Ryan Bower   
Monday, 24 February 2014 07:36

Appalachian State University women’s tennis wrapped up a three-match road trip with a 5-2 win over Presbyterian on Sunday at the Templeton Tennis Courts.

 

The Mountaineers (2-4) dropped the doubles point, but rallied in singles play to pick up the win over the Blue Hose (3-5-1) and snap a two-match losing streak.

 

Appalachian’s team of Clare Cox/Megan Mullen picked up an 8-7 win at No. 1 doubles, but Presbyterian picked up an 8-7 win at No. 1 and an 8-3 win at No. 3 to claim the doubles point and take an early 1-0 lead in the match.

 

The Mountaineers stormed back to grab wins in the first three singles flights. Cox won her match at No. 1 by a final of 6-1, 6-0 while MacKenzie LaSure snagged a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 2. In the No. 3 singles match, Gabrielle Wreder fell behind early, but picked up the win (4-6, 2-1) when her opponent retired in the second set.

 

Brianna Armellino dropped a hard-fought battle (6-0, 4-8, 10-6) match at No. 4, but the Mountaineers clinched the match win when Jessica Thaggard won at No. 5 (6-1, 6-0) and picked up an extra point as McKayla Zupan grabbed a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles.

 

The Mountaineers return home when they face Lees-McRae on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Yohnalossee Racquet Club in the first of four-straight home matches.

Appalachian State 5, Presbyterian College 2

Feb 23, 2014 at Clinton, S.C. (Templeton Tennis Courts)

 

 

Singles competition

1. Clare Cox (APP) def. RANSOM, Greer (PCW) 6-1, 6-0

2. Mackenzie LaSure (APP) def. deLOACH, Caroline (PCW) 6-2, 6-2

3. Gabrielle Wreder (APP) def. GARDINER, Courtney (PCW) 4-6, 2-1, retired

4. ALVES, Patricia (PCW) def. Brianna Armellino (APP) 6-0, 4-6, 10-8

5. Jessica Thaggard (APP) def. CONZE, Antonia (PCW) 6-1, 6-0

6. McKayla Zupan (APP) def. LEAHY, Lucia (PCW) 6-1, 6-1

 

Doubles competition

1. GARDINER, Courtney/RANSOM, Greer (PCW) def. Brianna Armellino/Mackenzie LaSure (APP) 8-7

2. Clare Cox/Megan Mullen (APP) def. STANFORD, Kayla/ALVES, Patricia (PCW) 8-7

3. deLOACH, Caroline/LEAHY, Lucia (PCW) def. Gabrielle Wreder/McKayla Zupan (APP) 8-3

 

Match Notes

Appalachian State 2-4

Presbyterian College 3-5-1

A-68

  
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