CU Women’s Tennis Picks Up Road Win Over Ashland University
HILTON HEAD, SC-The Chowan University women's tennis team concluded the Spring Tennisfest with a 6-3 win over Ashland University on Thursday afternoon. The Hawks improved to 4-6 on the year while the Eagles fell to 0-15 with the setback.
In doubles play, Ashland grabbed the number one doubles match 8-4 win with Meghann Fitzpatrick and Brianna Brdicka over Polina Novachuk and Cynthia Carrier. Chowan won the number two doubles 8-6, with Victoria Smolchenkova and Anna Makhneva over Elizabeth Kidd and Natalie Keron. The third doubles match was earned by the Eagles with an 8-6 win by Allison Brooks and Kaitlin Snider over Angelique Gouin and Natalia Andrade.
Heading into singles play, the Hawks won the number one singles match, when Novachuk beat Fitzpatrick 6-4, 4-6, 10-2. Ashland earned the number two singles match by retirement from Smolchenkova in the tiebreaker set, 6-1, 4-5. Carrier beat Keron 6-0, 6-2 in the number three singles play, while Gouin picked up the number four singles pos8ition 6-2, 6-1 over Brooks. The number five singles was won 6-3, 6-0 by Makhneva for Chowan over Kidd, while Snider fell to Franca Pacelli 6-3, 6-2 in the number six singles match.
The Hawks will travel to Salisbury, North Carolina on March 11th for a conference match up against Johnson C. Smith University. Match set for 9:00am.
Chowan 6, Ashland University 3
3/9/2017 at Hilton Head, SC
1. NOVACHUK,Polina (CU-W) def. Meghann Fitzpatrick (AU1617) 6-4, 4-6, 10-2
2. Brianna Brdicka (AU1617) def. SMOLCHENKOVA,Victori (CU-W) 6-1, 4-5, retired
3. CARRIER,Cynthia (CU-W) def. Natalie Keron (AU1617) 6-0, 6-2
4. GOUIN,Angelique (CU-W) def. Allison Brooks (AU1617) 6-2, 6-1
5. MAKHNEVA,Anna (CU-W) def. Elizabeth Kidd (AU1617) 6-3, 6-0
6. PACELLI,Franca (CU-W) def. Kaitlin Snider (AU1617) 6-3, 6-2
1. Meghann Fitzpatrick/Brianna Brdicka (AU1617) def. NOVACHUK,Polina/CARRIER,Cynthia (CU-W) 8-4
2. SMOLCHENKOVA,Victori/MAKHNEVA,Anna (CU-W) def. Elizabeth Kidd/Natalie Keron (AU1617) 8-6
3. Allison Brooks/Kaitlin Snider (AU1617) def. GOUIN,Angelique/ANDRADE,Natalia (CU-W) 8-6
Ashland University 0-15
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (3,4,5,2,6,1)