BUIES CREEK – The Campbell University women's tennis team won its home opener 7-0 over N.C. Central Saturday afternoon at the Nisbet Tennis Center. Natasha Afridi, Anais Gomar, and Lourdes Ros won their first matches of the season for the Camels (2-1, 0-0).
Karolina Chernaya knocked off Olesya Palko in the one position (6-4, 3-0 Ret.) to improve to 2-1 on the season. Freshman Tamara Stanic won her second match as a Camel by defeating Cameron Chatman 6-2, 6-0 in the two spot.
In the three spot, Afridi beat Ekaterina Nekrasova (6-1, 6-4), while Gomar defeted Rebecca Wood 6-4, 6-4 in the four position.
Ros didn't drop a single game against Julia Aguilar in the five spot (6-0, 6-0). Senior Borislava Nikolova picked up a victory by default in the six spot.
The Camels earned the doubles point by sweeping all three matches. Chernaya and Nikolova defeated Palko and Chatman in the one spot (8-5) to pick up their first victory of the season as a doubles team.
The Camels will be back in action Wednesday, February 15 as they take on Longwood. Match time is set for 1:30 pm.
North Carolina Central vs Campbell
Feb 04, 2012 at Buies Creek, N.C.
Campbell 7, North Carolina Central 0
1. CHERNAYA, Karolina (CAMW) def. Olesya Palko (NCCUW) 6-4, 3-0 (Ret.)
2. STANIC, Tamara (CAMW) def. Cameron Chatman (NCCUW) 6-2, 6-0
3. AFRIDI, Natasha (CAMW) def. Ekaterina Nekrasova (NCCUW) 6-1, 6-4
4. GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) def. Rebecca Wood (NCCUW) 6-4, 6-4
5. ROS, Lourdes (CAMW) def. Julia Aguilar (NCCUW) 6-0, 6-0
6. NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) def. No player (NCCUW) 6-0, 6-0
1. CHERNAYA, Karolina/NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) def. Cameron Chatman/Olesya Palko (NCCUW) 8-5
2. STANIC, Tamara/YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) def. Rebecca Wood/Ekaterina Nekrasova (NCCUW) 8-6
3. GOMAR, Anais/ROS, Lourdes (CAMW) def. No player/No player (NCCUW) 8-0
North Carolina Central 1-2
Camels Home Opener