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Paladins Extend Winning Streak To Seven Matches With 6-1 Win At Wofford

Paladins Extend Winning Streak To Seven Matches With 6-1 Win At Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Furman women's tennis team extended its winning streak to seven matches and remained unbeaten in the Southern Conference with a 6-1 victory versus Wofford in Spartanburg on Wednesday.

The Paladins won two out of three doubles matches to clinch the doubles point.  Sophomores Margaret Boyette and Katherine Oudin teamed up to beat Julia Paulson and Samantha Sullivan, 8-3, at number two doubles, while the duo of junior Lauren Kline and freshman Kelly Sullivan notched an 8-3 win over Lucy Schermerhorn and Othilia Lindqvist in the third-seeded match.  In the top match, Terriers Sarah Evans and Guinn Garcia topped freshman Alex Moreno-Kaste and junior Michele Stanford, 8-5.

Furman claimed victories in the top five singles matches for the win.  Kline defeated Evans, 6-1, 6-3, at number one, while Stanford bested Paulson, 6-2, 6-1, in the second-seeded match.  Oudin recorded a 6-1, 6-0 win over Audrey Coventry at number three, and Boyette was victorious, 6-3, 6-4, over Lindqvist, in the number four match-up.  Moreno-Kaste beat Emily Przystawski, 6-0, 6-1, at number five to round out the Furman winners.

Wofford's Sullivan posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over freshman Kelsey Kinderknecht in the sixth singles contest, notching the Terriers' lone point of the day.

Furman (10-7, 5-0 SoCon) will play at Elon Saturday at 11 a.m.  The Terriers fall to 4-10 overall and 0-4 in the Southern Conference with the loss.

Furman 6, Wofford 1
Mar 28, 2012 at Spartanburg, S.C. (Reeves Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. Lauren Kline (FUR) def. Sarah Evans (WOF) 6-1, 6-3

2. Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Julia Paulson (WOF) 6-2, 6-1

3. Katherine Oudin (FUR) def. Audrey Coventry (WOF) 6-1, 6-0

4. Margaret Boyette (FUR) def. Othilia Lindqvist (WOF) 6-3, 6-4

5. Alex Moreno-Kaste (FUR) def. Emily Przystawski (WOF) 6-0, 6-1

6. Samantha Sullivan (WOF) def. Kelsey Kinderknecht (FUR) 6-2, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. Sarah Evans/Guinn Garcia (WOF) def. Alex Moreno-Kaste/Michele Stanford (FUR) 8-5

2. Margaret Boyette/Katherine Oudin (FUR) def. Julia Paulson/Samantha Sullivan (WOF) 8-3

3. Lauren Kline/Kelly Sullivan (FUR) def. Lucy Schermerhorn/Othilia Lindqvist (WOF) 8-3


Match Notes

Furman 10-7, 5-0 SoCon

Wofford 4-10, 0-4 SoCon