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Paladins Conclude 2011 Fall Season At Kitty Harrison Invitational

Paladins Conclude 2011 Fall Season At Kitty Harrison Invitational

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team concluded play this weekend at the Kitty Harrison Invitational at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.

In doubles action, Furman's duo of freshman Kelly Sullivan and junior Olivia Maurice teamed up for an 8-3 win over Virginia's Clare Spooner and Marjorie Baker.   

The Paladins faced Marshall in singles on Saturday, with sophomore Amanda Murray picking up a 6-4, 6-2 win over Karlyn Timko at number four, while freshman Alex Moreno defeated Kara Kucin, 6-1, 6-4, in the flight five match.  In two additional matches, Sullivan defeated N.C. State's Sophie Nelson, 6-2, 6-3, and Maurice beat Spooner of Virginia, 6-4, 6-0.

On Sunday, Furman took on N.C. State in singles.  Junior Lauren Kline defeated Christy Snipes, 7-6(1), 6-0 in the top singles match while Murray handed Nelson a 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(5) loss at number six singles.  

The tournament concludes the 2011 fall season for the Paladins.  Furman will open the 2012 spring season on January 20 when the Paladins entertain Georgia State at 3 p.m. at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C. 

Complete Furman Results:

Furman-Marshall Singles

Zaprazna (M) d. Oudin (F), 6-1, 6-2

Voscekova (M) d. Boyette (F), 6-3, 6-2

Murray (F) d. Timko (M), 6-4, 6-2

Moreno (F) d. Kucin (M), 6-1, 6-4

Koprcina (M) d. Bitetti (F), 6-3, 2-6, 1-0(6)

Added Matches

Gammie (UNCG) d. Kinderknecht (F), 6-2, 6-7, 1-0( 14)

Sullivan (F) d. Nelson (NCSU), 6-2, 6-3

Maurice (F) d. Spooner (UVA), 6-4, 6-0


Duke vs. Furman Singles (Indoors)

Turewicz (Duke) d. Kline (F), 6-3, 6-3

Mar (Duke) d. Boyette (F), 6-3, 6-2

Clayton (Duke) d. Stanford (F), 6-1, 6-1

Mulholland (Duke) d. Moreno (F), 6-4, 6-1

Gorny (Duke) d. Sullivan (F), 6-1, 6-0


Furman vs. NCSU Singles (Indoors)

Kline (F) d. Sipes (NCSU), 7-6(1), 6-0

Hande (NCSU) d. Oudin (F), 7-5, 6-2

Illova (NCSU) d. Stanford (F), 6-1, 6-3

Smith (NCSU) d. Moreno (F), 6-7, 6-3, 1-0(8)

Miller (NCSU) d. Boyette (F), 7-6(3), 6-1

Murray (F) d. Nelson (NCSU), 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(5)


UNCG vs. Furman Singles

Falcon (UNCG) d. Sullivan (F), 6-4, 2-6, 1-0(5)

Sutherland (UNCG) d. Bitetti (F), 6-3, 6-0

Gammie (UNCG) d. Porter (F), 6-4, 7-5


Virginia-Furman Doubles (Indoors)

Hardenbergh/Peretz (UVA) d. Oudin/Kline (F), 8-5

Fuccillo/Xi (UVA) d. Boyette/Stanford (F), 8-3

O'Koniewski/Vierra (UVA) d. Moreno/Murray (F), 8-6

Sullivan/Maurice (F) d. Spooner/Baker (UVA), 8-3