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Paladins Fall To College Of Charleston, 5-2

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston remained undefeated in Southern Conference play after defeating Furman, 5-2, in women's tennis action Saturday morning in Charleston, S.C.  Senior Monica Arguello, ranked 71st nationally, defeated Christin Newman 6-1, 6-3 in the top singles match, while freshman Margaret Boyette beat Katie Lee, 6-3, 6-4, in the fourth singles match to score for the Paladins.

The Cougars jumped out to an early lead after winning two out of three doubles matches to take the doubles point.  Emma Hayman and Irene Viana combined for an 8-2 win over Furman sophomore Lauren Kline and Boyette in the top doubles match, then Kinsey Casey and Lee squeaked past Paladin sophomore Michele Stanford and freshman Amanda Murray, 9-8, in the second doubles match.  Furman seniors Jennifer Betts and Arguello teamed up for a 9-8 win over Jamie Harrell and Newman in the third doubles contest.

College of Charleston notched four singles wins, as Hayman beat sophomore Katherine Oudin, 6-4, 6-2 at number two singles, and Newman defeated Kline, 7-6, 1-6, (10-2), in the third singles match-up.  Kelly Kambourelis recorded a 6-0, 6-1 win over Murray at number five singles, and Keely Mulligan defeated Stanford, 6-3, 6-2, in the sixth singles match.

Furman (9-10, 6-2 SoCon) will play its final home match of the season Wednesday versus Western Carolina at 3 p.m. in the Paladins' Senior Day match.

College of Charleston 5, Furman 2
Apr 09, 2011 at Mt. Pleasant, S.C. (Tennis Center at Patriots Point)

Singles competition

1. Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Christin Newman (COFC) 6-1, 6-3

2. Emma Hayman (COFC) def. Katherine Oudin (FUR) 6-4, 6-2

3. Caroline Newman (COFC) def. Lauren Kline (FUR) 7-6, 1-6, 10-2

4. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. Katie Lee (COFC) 6-3, 6-4

5. Kelly Kambourelis (COFC) def. Amanda Murray (FUR) 6-0, 6-1

6. Keely Mulligan (COFC) def. Michele Stanford (FUR) 6-3, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. Emma Hayman/Irene Viana (COFC) def. Lauren Kline/Margaret Boyette (FUR) 8-2

2. Kinsey Casey/Katie Lee (COFC) def. Michele Stanford/Amanda Murray (FUR) 9-8

3. Jennifer Betts/Monica Arguello (FUR) def. Jamie Harrell/Christin Newman (COFC) 9-8


Match Notes

Furman 9-10, 6-2

College of Charleston 15-7, 7-0

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

T-4:15 A-175