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Furman Blanks Wofford, 7-0

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Furman women's tennis team blanked Wofford, 7-0, Tuesday afternoon at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.  The Paladins swept the singles matches and won two out of three doubles matches for the team victory.

Paladin senior Monica Arguello, ranked 86th nationally, defeated Emilia Milovanovic, 6-3, 6-2, in the top singles match, while sophomore Lauren Kline beat Haley Baird, 6-1, 6-1, at number two singles.  Freshman Margaret Boyette posted a 6-2, 6-3 win over Sarah Evans in the third singles match-up, and fellow rookie Amanda Murray defeated Julia Paulson, 6-3, 6-2, at number four singles.  Sophomore Michele Stanford notched a 6-4, 6-1 win over Lucy Schermerhorn in the fifth singles match, and senior Jennifer Betts tallied a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Meagan Laframboise at number six singles.

In doubles action, Wofford's Milovanovic and Baird teamed up for an 8-6 win over Boyette and Kline in the top match.  Furman picked up wins at number two and three doubles to take the doubles point, with Murray and Stanford defeating Evans and Paulson, 8-5, at number two, and Arguello and Betts beating Schermerhorn and Samantha Sullivan, 8-0, in the third doubles match.

Furman (5-8, 2-0 SoCon) will travel to Samford and Chattanooga this weekend.  The Paladins will take on the Bulldogs Saturday at noon, then face the Mocs Sunday at 1 p.m.

Furman 7, Wofford 0
Mar 22, 2011 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. #86 Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Emilia Milovanovic (WOF) 6-3, 6-2

2. Lauren Kline (FUR) def. Haley Baird (WOF) 6-1, 6-1

3. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. Sarah Evans (WOF) 6-2, 6-3

4. Amanda Murray (FUR) def. Julia Paulson (WOF) 6-3, 6-2

5. Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Lucy Schermerhorn (WOF) 6-4, 6-1

6. Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Meagan Laframboise (WOF) 6-2, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. Emilia Milovanovic/Haley Baird (WOF) def. Margaret Boyette/Lauren Kline (FUR) 8-6

2. Amanda Murray/Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Sarah Evans/Julia Paulson (WOF) 8-5

3. Monica Arguello/Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Lucy Schermerhorn/Samantha Sullivan (WOF) 8-0


Match Notes

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,2,1,4,3)