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Furman Trounces UNC Asheville, 6-1

Furman Trounces UNC Asheville, 6-1

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Furman women's tennis team won five out of six singles matches and swept the doubles contests to pick up the Paladins' first win of the season with a 6-1 victory over UNC Asheville on Saturday afternoon at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.

Paladin senior Monica Arguello, ranked 69th nationally, defeated Britney Cloer, 6-1, 6-1, in the number one singles match.  Furman sophomore Lauren Kline beat Devon Cavanaugh, 1-6, 6-3, (10-5), at number two singles, and Paladin freshman Margaret Boyette recorded a 6-1, 6-1 win over Zoe Hamel in the number three singles match.  At number four singles, Bulldog Stephanie Schon posted a 7-6(4), 4-6, (12-10) win over Paladin sophomore Jenny Porter.  Furman sophomore Olivia Maurice defeated Jackie McGuirk, 6-1, 6-0 in the fifth singles match-up, and Paladin junior Susan Bitetti won by default at number six singles.

In doubles action, Boyette and Kline teamed up for an 8-1 win over Schon and Cloer at number one doubles, and Arguello and Maurice combined to defeat Cavanaugh and Hamel, 8-1, in the number two doubles match.  Bitetti and Porter won by default at number three doubles.

Furman (1-1) will play at #9 Clemson Thursday at 3 p.m.

Tennis Match Results

UNC Asheville vs Furman

Feb 05, 2011 at Greenville, S.C.

(Mickel Tennis Center)


Furman 6, UNC Asheville 1

Singles competition

1. #69 Monica Arguello (FUR) def. CLOER, Britney (ASHW) 6-1, 6-1

2. Lauren Kline (FUR) def. CAVANAUGH,Devon (ASHW) 1-6, 6-3, 10-5

3. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. HAMEL, Zoe (ASHW) 6-1, 6-1

4. SCHON, Stephanie (ASHW) def. Jenny Porter (FUR) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 12-10

5. Olivia Maurice (FUR) def. MCGUIRK, Jackie (ASHW) 6-1, 6-0

6. Susan Bitetti (FUR) def. SCHON, Nicole (ASHW), by default

Doubles competition

1. Margaret Boyette/Lauren Kline (FUR) def. SCHON, Stephanie/CLOER, Britney (ASHW) 8-1

2. Monica Arguello/Olivia Maurice (FUR) def. CAVANAUGH,Devon/HAMEL, Zoe (ASHW) 8-1

3. Susan Bitetti/Jenny Porter (FUR) def. MCGUIRK, Jackie/SCHON, Nicole (ASHW), by default

Match Notes:

UNC Asheville 0-2, Furman 1-1