Women's Tennis Falls To Barton 6-3

Women's Tennis Falls To Barton 6-3

University of Mount Olive won two-of-three doubles matches, but Barton came back with five singles wins for a 6-3 win over the Trojans in Conference Carolinas women's tennis Thursday at Wilson, N.C. The Trojans had entered the contest with four wins in their previous five matches.

Mount Olive (9-4 overall, 4-3 Conference Carolinas) took a 2-1 lead as Francesca Ceppi and Roxanne Chouinard won 9-8 at No. 1 doubles, while Alejandra Hernandez and Maite Belloso posted an 8-1 victory at No. 2 doubles. Chouinard won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles, but Barton took the top two singles flights to even the match at 3-3. The Bulldogs then won at the Nos. 4-6 singles flights to secure the team victory.

Mount Olive is idle until April 3 when the Trojans play host to UNC Pembroke in a non-conference match. The contest was originally scheduled for March 18, but rescheduled due to rain. Match time is 3 p.m. at Walker Tennis Center.

Barton 6, Mount Olive 3
Mar 27, 2014 at Wilson, N.C. (Barton Tennis Complex)

1. Smiljana Kljajic (BC) def. Francesca Ceppi (UMO) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
2. Ananya Sarkar (BC) def. Alejandra Hernandez (UMO) 6-3, 6-1
3. Roxanne Chouinard (UMO) def. Alicia Lasry (BC) 6-2, 6-2
4. Meredith Pruden (BC) def. Samara Paldinho (UMO) 6-2, 6-1
5. Randi Price (BC) def. Paulina Delgado (UMO) 6-3, 6-1
6. Caroline Fischer (BC) def. Maite Belloso (UMO) 7-5, 2-6, 7-5

1. Francesca Ceppi/Roxanne Chouinard (UMO) def. Smiljana Kljajic/Ananya Sarkar (BC) 9-8 (8-6)
2. Alejandra Hernandez/Maite Belloso (UMO) def. Meredith Pruden/Alicia Lasry (BC) 8-1
3. Randi Price/Caroline Fischer (BC) def. Samara Paldinho/Paulina Delgado (UMO) 9-7