WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team opened the 2010 fall season Friday in the first day of the Landfall Invitational in Wilmington, N.C. In the A1 Singles bracket, Paladin senior Monica Arguello defeated Victoria Sekely of Georgetown 6-3, 6-1, and Furman freshman Katherine Oudin recorded a 6-2, 6-4 win over Olga Blank of UNC Wilmington to advance within the bracket. Paladin sophomore Olivia Maurice posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Alexandra Landers of Georgetown in the B2 Singles bracket.
In doubles action, Arguello teamed with freshman Margaret Boyette to defeat Chelsea Kahle and Kelly Cameron of UNC Wilmington, 8-3. Sophomore Michele Stanford and freshman Amanda Murray combined for an 8-1 victory over Michelle Pratt and Samantha Martin of Georgetown in a consolation doubles match.
The tournament will continue through Sunday.
Monica Arguello (Furman) def. Victoria Sekely (Georgetown) 6-3, 6-1
Katherine Oudin (Furman) def. Olga Blank (UNC Wilmington) 6-2, 6-4
Christina Lee (UNC Wilmington) def. Margaret Boyette (Furman) 6-3, 6-4
Angie Sekely (UNC Wilmington) def. Michele Stanford (Furman) 6-1, 6-1
Lindsay Leblang (UNC Wilmington) def. Amanda Murray (Furman) 7-6(5), 6-1
Emily Lauten (Virginia Tech) def. Susan Bitetti (Furman) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6
Martha Blakely (Virginia Tech) def. Jenny Porter (Furman) 6-2, 6-1
Olivia Maurice (Furman) def. Alexandra Landers (Georgetown) 6-2, 6-0
Monica Arguello-Margaret Boyette (Furman) def. Chelsea Kahle-Kelly Cameron (UNC Wilmington) 8-3
Olga Blank-Lindsay Leblang (UNC Wilmington) def. Susan Bitetti-Jenny Porter (Furman) 8-2
Martha Blakely-Holly Johnson (Virginia Tech) def. Michele Stanford-Amanda Murray (Furman) 8-4
Christina Riley-Casey Dashiell (UNC Wilmington) def. Katherine Oudin-Olivia Maurice (Furman) 8-2
Michele Stanford-Amanda Murray (Furman) def. Michelle Pratt-Samantha Martin (Georgetown) 8-1