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