Women’s Tennis Falls 5-2 to Charleston Southern

Natasha Afridi
(photo by Bennett Scarborough)
Natasha Afridi (photo by Bennett Scarborough)

BUIES CREEK – The Campbell University women's tennis team fell 5-2 to Charleston Southern Friday afternoon despite singles victories from Natasha Afridi and Anais Gomar. The duo also picked up a doubles victory for the Camels (9-7, 1-6).

Afridi knocked off Angelica Sidorenko 6-4, 6-2 in the two spot. The Tokyo, Japan native is a team best 10-4 this season and 2-0 playing in the two position.

In the six position, Gomar defeated Susita Das 7-6, 7-5. The senior from Lleida, Spain is 9-6 in singles play.

The Buccaneers captured the doubles point, but Afridi and Gomar defeated Alia Nour and Sidorenko in the three spot (8-4). The win snapped a five match losing streak for the duo and improved them to 7-6 this season.

The Camels wrap up Big South conference play Tuesday, April 10 against Presbyterian at the Nisbet Tennis Center. Match time is set for 2:00 pm.


Charleston Southern vs Campbell
Apr 06, 2012 at Buies Creek, N.C.

Charleston Southern 5, Campbell 2

Singles competition
1. MAKHOVA, Olga (CSUW) def. CHERNAYA, Karolina (CAMW) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2. AFRIDI, Natasha (CAMW) def. SIDORENKO, Angelica (CSUW) 6-4, 6-2
3. HUMBLER, Yvonne (CSUW) def. STANIC, Tamara (CAMW) 7-5, 6-4
4. WALTERS, Alexandria (CSUW) def. NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) 6-2, 6-0
5. NOUR, Alia (CSUW) def. YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 6-3, 6-3
6. GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) def. DAS, Susita (CSUW) 7-6, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. HUMBLER, Yvonne/WALTERS, Alexandria (CSUW) def. CHERNAYA, Karolina/NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) 8-4
2. DAS, Susita/MAKHOVA, Olga (CSUW) def. STANIC, Tamara/YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 8-4
3. AFRIDI, Natasha/GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) def. NOUR, Alia/SIDORENKO, Angelica (CSUW) 8-4

Match Notes:
Campbell 9-7 (1-6)