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Furman Blanks Georgia Southern, 7-0, In League Opener

GREENVILLE, S.C .— The Furman women's tennis team blanked Georgia Southern, 7-0, to open the Southern Conference season Sunday afternoon at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.  The Paladins won all six singles matches and all three doubles matches for the victory.

Furman senior Monica Arguello, ranked 64th nationally, defeated Paola Garrio, 6-0, 6-0, in the top singles match.  Paladin rookie Katherine Oudin recorded a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ali Beavers at number two singles, and sophomore Lauren Kline defeated Melanie Rolle, 6-0, 6-1 at number three singles.  In the fourth singles match, freshman Margaret Boyette scored a 6-0, 6-1 win over Ashley Hungerford, while fellow freshman Amanda Murray defeated Allison Beeler, 6-0, 6-1 at number five singles.  Sophomore Jenny Porter came from behind to defeat Alessandra Dzuba, 2-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-4) in the sixth singles match.

Boyette and Oudin teamed up for an 8-1 win over Beavers and Garrido in the top doubles match-up, while Kline combined with sophomore Michele Stanford to defeat Hungerford and Rolle, 8-2, at number two doubles.  Arguello and senior Jennifer Betts posted an 8-4 win over Mimi Bollaci and Beeler in the third doubles match.

Furman (3-4, 1-0 SoCon) begins a five-match road swing on March 5 at Georgia State. 


Furman 7, Georgia Southern 0
Feb 27, 2011 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. #64 Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Paola Garrido (GSU) 6-0, 6-0

2. Katherine Oudin (FUR) def. Ali Beavers (GSU) 6-2, 6-1

3. Lauren Kline (FUR) def. Melanie Rolle (GSU) 6-0, 6-1

4. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. Ashley Hungerford (GSU) 6-0, 6-1

5. Amanda Murray (FUR) def. Allison Beeler (GSU) 6-0, 6-1

6. Jenny Porter (FUR) def. Alessandra Dzuba (GSU) 2-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-4)


Doubles competition

1. Margaret Boyette/Katherine Oudin (FUR) def. Ali Beavers/Paola Garrido (GSU) 8-1

2. Lauren Kline/Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Ashley Hungerford/Melanie Rolle (GSU) 8-2

3. Monica Arguello/Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Mimi Bollaci/Allison Beeler (GSU) 8-4