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Furman Powers Past Chattanooga, 6-1, To Move To 4-0 In SoCon

Furman Powers Past Chattanooga, 6-1, To Move To 4-0 In SoCon

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. – The Furman women's tennis team swept the doubles and won five out of six singles matches to defeat Chattanooga, 6-1, Sunday afternoon in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Furman senior Monica Arguello, ranked 86th nationally, defeated Jenna Nurick in the top singles match, while Paladin sophomore Lauren  Kline posted a 7-5, 7-5 win over Alexa Flynn at the number two singles spot.  Freshman Margaret Boyette defeated Emily Hangstefer, 6-3, 6-2, in the third singles match, and sophomore Michele Stanford beat Charlotte Bossy, 6-0, 6-1, at number five singles.  Senior Jennifer Betts notched a 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9) win over Diana Zora in the number six singles match.

Chattanooga's lone win came at number four singles, where Shaina Singh defeated freshman Amanda Murray, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5).

In doubles action, Boyette and Kline teamed up for an 10-8 win over Hangstefer and Flynn at number one, while Murray and Stanford combined for a 9-7 victory over Nurik and Singh in the second doubles match.  At number three doubles, Arguello and Betts defeated Bossy and Zora, 8-2.

Furman (7-8, 4-0 SoCon) will play at Appalachian State Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Furman 6, Chattanooga 1
Mar 27, 2011 at Chattanooga, Tenn. (Champions Club)

Singles competition

1. Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Jenna Nurik (UTC) 6-1, 6-1

2. Lauren Kline (FUR) def. Alexa Flynn (UTC) 7-5, 7-5

3. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) 6-3, 6-2

4. Shaina Singh (UTC) def. Amanda Murray (FUR) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5)

5. Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) 6-0, 6-1

6. Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Diana Zora (UTC) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)


Doubles competition

1. Margaret Boyette/Lauren Kline (FUR) def. Emily Hangstefer/Alexa Flynn (UTC) 10-8

2. Amanda Murray/Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) 9-7

3. Monica Arguello/Jennifer Betts (FUR) def. Charlotte Bossy/Diana Zora (UTC) 8-2


Match Notes

Furman 7-8, 4-0 SoCon

Chattanooga 7-7, 3-2 SoCon

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