#39 UNCW Hands Coastal 7-0 Loss


John Karle

Feb. 27, 2013

Wilmington, N.C. - UNC Wilmington won two of three doubles matches and took all six singles matches to complete a 7-0 sweep of Coastal Carolina Wednesday.

Coastal Carolina drops to 3-3 while #39 UNC Wilmington improves to 7-3.

Coastal started the match strong as the No. 3 doubles pair of John Karle and Leo Christofides downed Michael Reilly and C. Van der Burgh of UNCW, 8-3.

The Seahawks rallied as the #15 pair of Chris Cooprider and Kosta Blank bested Coastal’s pair of Garik Yedigarian and Matias Di Pasquale while the #44 pair of Rafael Aita and Sam Williams took an 8-3 victory over Yusuke Kusuda and Ted Nilsson.

The Seahawks continued their winning streak into singles action, taking all six singles matches.

#22 Rafael Aita took a 6-1, 6-0 win over Yusuke Kusuda; Chris Cooprider defeated Leo Christofides 6-3, 6-1; Sam Williams downed Ten Nilsson 6-4, 6-3; Kosta Blank claimed a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Garik Yedigarian; Matias Di Pasquale gave Zach Hublitz some trouble, but eventually lost 5-7, 3-6; and Pedro Mol rounded out the singles action by beating Hunter Whalen 6-4, 6-1.

The Chants will return to Conway for a three-game home stand, beginning with a 1 p.m. match against Davidson on March 3.

Coastal Carolina vs UNCW

Feb 27, 2013 at Wilmington, N.C.

UNCW 7, Coastal Carolina 0

Singles competition

1. #22 Rafael Aita (UNCW) def. Yusuke Kusuda (COASTAL) 6-1, 6-0

2. Chris Cooprider (UNCW) def. Leo Christofides (COASTAL) 6-3, 6-1

3. Sam Williams (UNCW) def. Ted Nilsson (COASTAL) 6-4, 6-3

4. Kosta Blank (UNCW) def. Garik Yedigarian (COASTAL) 6-2, 6-2

5. Zach Hublitz (UNCW) def. Matias Di Pasquale (COASTAL) 7-5, 6-3

6. Pedro Mol (UNCW) def. Hunter Whalen (COASTAL) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. #15 Chris Cooprider/Kosta Blank (UNCW) def. Garik Yedigarian/Matias Di Pasquale (COASTAL) 8-4

2. #44 Rafael Aita/Sam Williams (UNCW) def. Yusuke Kusuda/Ted Nilsson (COASTAL) 8-3

3. John Karle/Leo Christofides (COASTAL) def. Michael Reilly/C. Van der Burgh (UNCW) 8-3

Match Notes:

Coastal Carolina 2-2

UNCW 7-3

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



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