Women's Tennis Sweeps Lees-McRae On Friday Afternoon

Women's Tennis Sweeps Lees-McRae On Friday Afternoon

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's tennis team swept Lees-McRae College on Friday afternoon in Conference Carolinas competition at the John Neal Walker Tennis Courts in Mount Olive, N.C. 

Location: John Neal Walker Tennis Courts | Mount Olive, N.C. 
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  • The Trojans came out of the doubles round holding the 3-0 advantage over the Bobcats.
  • Nicole La Chappelle and Emma Burroughs won the first point for UMO downing the No. 3 doubles pair for LMC 8-2.
  • Alex Goffin and Jennifer Byrd won the No. 2 doubles point 8-2 as well and Sonja Gärtner and Areej Fareh won at No. 1, 8-4.
  • Like with the men, the women started with the odd numbers beginning the singles round. 
  • Byrd picked up the fourth UMO match point with a 6-0, 6-0, win over the No. 5 LMC player.
  • Fareh clinched the women's match as she picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win in the No. 3 flight, while Gärtner wrapped up the odd flights with a three-set, 6-1, 2-6, 10-7, win at the No. 1 position.
  • The final three games were played with pro set rules as Goffin won the No. 2 flight 8-1, La Chappelle went 8-3 in her win at No. 4 and Burroughs closed out the match with an 8-3 win at No. 6.


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


The Trojans are back in action on March 17 as they host Conference Carolinas opponent King University. First serve is set for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning at the John Neal Walker Tennis Center.