Trojans Hold Off Barton 6-3 In Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis

Trojans Hold Off Barton 6-3 In Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis

Mount Olive swept all three doubles matches and posted wins at the top three singles positions as the Trojans defeated Barton 6-3 in Conference Carolinas women's tennis Wednesday at Walker Tennis Center.

Mount Olive (6-4 overall, 3-3 Conference Carolinas) built on a 3-0 lead as Molly Sue Lentini posted a 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles. Francesca Ceppi won 7-5, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Roxanne Chouinard won 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 at No. 3 singles as the Trojans clinched the team win.

Ceppi and Lentini combined for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles, while Chouinard and Maite Belloso won 8-3 at No. 2 doubles. Samara Paldinho and Paulina Delgado completed the doubles sweep with an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles.

Barton (7-5, 4-3) won at Nos. 4, 5 and 6 singles.

Mount Olive heads to the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina for a pair of matches this weekend. The Trojans are in Florence, S.C., Friday to take on nationally ranked Francis Marion. Saturday, the Trojans go to Hartsville, S.C., to face Coker in a Conference Carolinas match-up.

Mount Olive 6, Barton 3
1. Molly Sue Lentini (MOC) def. Smiljana Kljajic (BC) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
2. Francesca Ceppi (MOC) def. Alicia Lasry (BC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Roxanne Chouinard (MOC) def. Meredith Pruden (BC) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
4. Lindsey Frederick (BC) def. Maite Belloso (MOC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Caroline Fischer (BC) def. Paulina Delgado (MOC) 7-5, 6-4
6. Kristy Lievense (BC) def. Nicole Karas (MOC) 6-3, 6-4

1. Francesca Ceppi/Molly Sue Lentini (MOC) def. Lindsey Frederick/Alicia Lasry (BC) 8-0
2. Roxanne Chouinard/Maite Belloso (MOC) def. Smiljana Kljajic/Meredith Pruden (BC) 8-3
3. Samara Paldinho/Paulina Delgado (MOC) def. Caroline Fischer/Francesca Del Pozo (BC) 8-4

Barton 7-5, 4-3
Mount Olive 6-4, 3-3