|ASU Women’s Tennis Sweeps Lees-McRae|
|Written by Ryan Bower|
|Thursday, 27 February 2014 09:54|
Appalachian State University women’s tennis began a four-match homestand with a 7-0 win over Lees-McRae on Wednesday at Yonahlossee Racquet Club.
The Mountaineers (3-4) quickly wrapped up the doubles point early and carried their momentum into singles play to sweep the Bobcats (1-5) and capture their second-straight win while remaining undefeated at home.
Appalachian’s duo of Olivia Isbey/McKayla Zupan picked up a 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles, while the No. 2 team of Clare Cox/Megan Mullen came away with an 8-0 victory as well.
The No. 1 doubles team Mackenzie LaSure/Gabrielle Wreder led 5-1, but the match went unfinished as Appalachian had already wrapped up the doubles point.
The Mountaineers continued their dominance in singles play, winning all six matches with ease. Wreder captured a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 while Brianna Armellino won her match at No. 2 by a final of 6-2, 6-0. In the No. 3 singles match, Zupan snagged a 6-0, 6-1 win.
Sarah King won her match at the No. 4, quickly defeating Taylor Bost (6-0, 6-0), while Megan Mullen had the same success at the No. 5, winning 6-0, 6-0 as well. Carson Shell had a hard-fought battle at the No. 6, but still grabbed the final singles point winning 6-0, 6-2.
The Mountaineers remain home as they host East Carolina on Friday at 3 p.m. at Yohnalossee Racquet Club. Appalachian opens Southern Conference action on Saturday against Samford and wraps up the homestand against Charlotte on Monday.
Appalachian State 7, Lees-McRae 0
Feb 26, 2014 at Boone, N.C. (Yonahlossee Racquet Club)
1. Gabrielle Wreder (APP) def. Samantha Wohlers (LMC) 6-1, 6-0
2. Brianna Armellino (APP) def. Hilary Lutz (LMC) 6-2, 6-0
3. McKayla Zupan (APP) def. Caroline Greene (LMC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Sarah King (APP) def. Taylor Bost (LMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Megan Mullen (APP) def. Amanda Chapman (LMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Carson Shell (APP) def. Jordan Mayer (LMC) 6-0, 6-2
1. Mackenzie LaSure/Gabrielle Wreder (APP) vs. Samantha Wohlers/Caroline Greene (LMC) 5-1, unfinished
2. Clare Cox/Megan Mullen (APP) def. Hilary Lutz/Taylor Bost (LMC) 8-0
3. Olivia Isbey/McKayla Zupan (APP) def. Amanda Chapman/Jordan Mayer (LMC) 8-0
Appalachian State 3-4
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)
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