Lady Pirate Tennis Falls At Charleston, 4-2
April 1, 2008
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - The College of Charleston captured its ninth-straight victory with a 4-2 win over East Carolina in non-conference women's tennis action at the Patriots Point Tennis Center Tuesday afternoon. The teams did not play doubles competition because of threatening weather conditions.
The Cougars, who have also won 15 of their last 16 overall matches, improved to 18-2 with the triumph. The Lady Pirates, who have dropped three of their last four, fell to 13-5 on the season.
Freshman Jessica Cook and senior Mireia Gol notched wins for ECU at the No. 1 and No. 3 positions, respectively. Cook outlasted Chelsea Albertz 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 while Gol rallied past Link Leskosky 2-6, 7-6, 10-6.
For Charleston, Anna Lee Evans won her 12th straight match by earning a 6-1, 6-2 decision over Luiza Borges at No. 5 before Amanda Becker cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Tamara Sachs at the No. 6 slot. Laura Borza dismissed Varinia Soler 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 and Holly Dowse tallied a 7-6, 6-1 win over Brooke Walter at No. 4 to close out the Cougars' scoring.
The Lady Pirates will return to action Saturday, hosting Charlotte (9 a.m.), Barton (2 p.m.) and North Central (5 p.m.) in a non-conference tripleheader at the ECU Tennis Complex.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 4, EAST CAROLINA 2