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Furman Blanks Charlotte, 7-0

Furman Blanks Charlotte, 7-0

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman won the doubles point and swept the singles matches to blank Charlotte, 7-0, Friday at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.

The Paladins won two of three doubles matches to claim the opening point.  At flight one, sophomore Katarina Kozarov and senior Aryn Greene downed Tai Martin and Alexandra Lee, 6-1, and junior Katty Weymouth and sophomore Danni Vines topped Immie Cowper and Rocio Safont, 6-4, at flight two.  The third seeded match-up, which pitted Furman freshmen Carol Elizabeth Kerman and Georgie Walker against Megan Smith and Zoe Radojicic, was unfinished with the score tied at 5-all.

In singles action, Kozarov beat Martin in straight sets, 6-0, 6-3, in the top-seeded contest, and Weymouth came from behind to defeat Lee, 1-6, 6-1, 7-6(1), at flight two.  Greene outlasted Safont, 7-5, 2-6, 1-0(10-6), at number three, and Vines recorded a 7-5, 6-3 advantage over Emma Scott at number four.  In the fifth-seeded match, Walker scored a 6-3, 6-1 win versus Radojicic, and Kerman completed the sweep with a 6-3, 7-5 victory against Smith at number six.

Furman (4-4) will travel to Louisville Sunday for a 1 p.m. match.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 7, Charlotte 0
Feb 16, 2018 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center) 

Singles competition

1. Katarina Kozarov (FUR) def. Tai Martin (CHA) 6-0, 6-3

2. Katty Weymouth (FUR) def. Alexandra Lee (CHA) 1-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-1)

3. Aryn Greene (FUR) def. Rocio Safont (CHA) 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-6)

4. Danni Vines (FUR) def. Emma Scott (CHA) 7-5, 6-3

5. Georgie Walker (FUR) def. Zoe Radojicic (CHA) 6-3, 6-1

6. Carol Eliz. Kerman (FUR) def. Megan Smith (CHA) 6-3, 7-5


Doubles competition

1. Katarina Kozarov/Aryn Greene (FUR) def. Tai Martin/Alexandra Lee (CHA) 6-1

2. Katty Weymouth/Danni Vines (FUR) def. Immie Cowper/Rocio Safont (CHA) 6-4

3. Carol Eliz. Kerman/Georgie Walker (FUR) vs. Megan Smith/Zoe Radojicic (CHA) 5-5, unfinished


Match Notes

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