WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team picked up 12 individual wins Saturday in the second day of the UNCW Collegiate Tennis Invitational in Wilmington, N.C.
In Flight A Singles, junior Lauren Kline defeated Courtney Rouscher of Virginia Tech, 6-1, 7-5, then beat Christina Lee of UNC Wilmington, 6-3, 6-4. Sophomore Margaret Boyette won a default by injury match over Emily Mathis of West Virginia, then beat Angie Sekely of UNC Wilmington, 6-2, 6-7(9), 7-5. Wilmington's Kelly Cameron beat sophomore Katherine Oudin, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4, and West Virginia's Malis Tanik posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over sophomore Amanda Murray.
Freshman Alex Moreno-Kaste posted two wins in the Flight B Singles draw, defeating Casey Dashiell of UNC Wilmington, 6-3, 6-1, then beating fellow Paladin rookie Kelly Sullivan, 6-3, 6-0. Sullivan beat Veronica Cardenas, 7-5, 7-6(3) earlier in the day. Senior Susan Bitetti defeated Olga Blank of Wilmington, 6-1, 7-5, then dropped a 6-1, 6-1 match to Georgetown's Vicky Sekely. Furman junior Jenny Porter also notched two wins in the draw, defeating Miller Hales of Wilmington, 7-6(3), 6-2, and Ally Landers of Georgetown, 6-2, 6-0.
In Flight A Doubles, Oudin and Boyette defeated the Virginia Tech duo of Betts and Blow, 9-7, and Moreno-Kaste teamed with Murray to beat Dashiell and Ritchie of Wilmington, 8-2. Blank and Lee (UNCW) handed the Paladins their only doubles loss of the day, defeating sophomore Olivia Maurice and Sullivan, 8-3.
The tournament will conclude on Sunday.
Flight A Singles
Lauren Kline (Furman) def. Courtney Rouscher (VT), 6-1, 7-5
Lauren Kline (Furman) def. Christina Lee (UNCW), 6-3, 6-4
Kelly Cameron (UNCW) def. Katherine Oudin (Furman), 5-7, 7-5, 6-4
Malis Tanik (WVU) def. Amanda Murray (Furman), 6-3, 6-4
Margaret Boyette (Furman) def. Emily Mathis (WVU), inj.
Margaret Boyette (Furman) def. Angie Sekely (UNCW), 6-2 ,6-7(9), 7-5
Flight B Singles
Alex Moreno-Kaste (Furman) def. Casey Dashiell (UNCW), 6-3, 6-1
Kelly Sullivan (Furman) def. Veronica Cardenas (WVU), 7-5, 7-6(3)
Alex Moreno-Kaste (Furman) def. Kelly Sullivan (Furman), 6-3, 6-0
Susan Bitetti (Furman) def. Olga Blank (UNCW), 6-1, 7-5
Vicky Sekely (GT) def. Susan Bitetti (Furman), 6-1, 6-1
Jenny Porter (Furman) def. Miller Hales (UNCW), 7-6(3), 6-2
Jenny Porter (Furman) def. Ally Landers (GT), 6-2, 6-0
Flight A Doubles
Blank/Lee (UNCW) def. Maurice/Sullivan (Furman), 8-3
Oudin/Boyette (Furman) def. Betts/Blow (VT), 9-7
Moreno-Kaste/Murray (Furman) def. Dashiell/Ritchie (UNCW), 8-2