Women’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight; Defeats UNC Asheville 5-2

Women’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight; Defeats UNC Asheville 5-2

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Camels (5-2, 1-1) won their first conference match of the season and fourth match overall Saturday evening against UNC Asheville 5-2. Tamara Stanic improved to 7-3 in singles play with her victory in the two spot.

Natasha Afridi improved to 6-2 overall in singles play after knocking off Amryn Soldier (2-6, 6-2, 6-4) in the three spot. Stanic defeated Emily McNall (6-1, 6-1).

Seniors Borislava Nikolova and Anais Gomar each picked up wins over the Bulldogs. Nikolova defeated Chrsitin Boissevain (6-2, 6-4) in the four spot, while Gomar defeated Amie Cloer (6-2, 7-5) in the six spot.

The Camels captured the doubles points by taking two victories. Chernaya and Nikolova won in the one spot while Afridi and Gomar won in the three spot.

The match was moved indoors due to frigid temperatures in the Asheville area and forced the start time of the match to be pushed back multiple hours. The match didn't end until approximately 9:00 pm.

The Camels return to the courts Saturday, March 3 as they travel to take on Jacksonville. Match time is set for 2:00 pm.


Campbell vs UNC Asheville

Feb 25, 2012 at Asheville, N.C.

Campbell 5, UNC Asheville 2

Singles competition

1. HAMEL, Zoe (UNCAW) def. CHERNAYA, Karolina (CAMW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

2. STANIC, Tamara (CAMW) def. MCNALL, Emily (UNCAW) 6-1, 6-1

3. AFRIDI, Natasha (CAMW) def. SOLDIER, Amryn (UNCAW) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

4. NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) def. BOISSEVAIN, Chrsitin (UNCAW) 6-2, 6-4

5. DODGE, Jenna (UNCAW) def. YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 3-6, 6-3, 10-6

6. GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) def. CLOER, Amie (UNCAW) 6-2, 7-5

Doubles competition

1. CHERNAYA, Karolina/NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) def. CAVANOUGH, Devon/HAMEL, Zoe (UNCAW) 8-4

2. MCNALL, Emily/BOISSEVAIN, Chrsitin (UNCAW) def. STANIC, Tamara/YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 8-6

3. GOMAR, Anais/AFRIDI, Natasha (CAMW) def. SOLDIER, Amryn/DODGE, Jenna (UNCAW) 8-5

Match Notes:

Campbell 7-2 (1-1)