Feb. 9, 2014
Cary, N.C. - The Coastal Carolina women’s tennis team won matches on Sunday, downing North Carolina Central, 6-1, and North Carolina A&T, 7-0, to remain unbeaten with a 5-0 record.
The Chanticleers opened the day by sweeping the doubles point from NC Central.
Kourtney Kowal and Honami Yazawa teamed up to take down Central’s No. 1 pairing of Rebecca Wood and Ekaterina Nekrasova 8-5. Libby Scott and Romane Delay followed with an 8-4 win at No. 2 over Mia Ramic and Aissa Muamba. Marie Babayan and Amanda Malatek completed the sweep at No. 3, dispatching Tamara Jeremic and Lynsey Cover, 8-3.
Four of Coastal’s five singles’ points were decided in two sets, with straight-sets wins coming from Scott (No. 1), Yazawa (No. 3), Delay (No. 5) and Malatek (No. 6). After falling behind in the first set, Babayan won the second and third to secure Coastal’s fifth point.
Muamba recorded the lone point for NC Central, defeating Kowal 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2 singles.
The Chants remained perfect in doubles play against NCA&T, with Scott and Dominique De Wit taking an 8-1 victory at No. 1, and Malatek and Babayan recording a commanding 8-0 win at No. 2.
Coastal continued to dominate in singles, taking the remaining six points of the match in straight sets to complete the sweep of the Aggies.
The Chanticleers will next be in action on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. when they Wofford at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.
Coastal Carolina 6, North Carolina Central 1
1. Scott, Libby (COASTAL) def. Rebecca Wood (NCCU) 6-0, 6-4
2. Aissa Muamba (NCCU) def. Kowal, Kourtney (COASTAL) 6-0, 6-1
3. Yazawa, Honami (COASTAL) def. Ekaterina Nekrasova (NCCU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Babayan, Marie (COASTAL) def. Mia Ramic (NCCU) 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
5. Delay, Romane (COASTAL) def. Tamara Jeremic (NCCU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Malatek, Amanda (COASTAL) def. Lynsey Cover (NCCU) 6-1, 6-4
1. KOWAL, Kourtney/YAZAWA, Honami (COASTAL) def. Rebecca Wood/Ekaterina Nekrasova (NCCU) 8-5
2. SCOTT, Libby/DELAY, Romane (COASTAL) def. Mia Ramic/Aissa Muamba (NCCU) 8-4
3. BABAYAN, Marie/MALATEK, Amanda (COASTAL) def. Tamara Jeremic/Lynsey Cover (NCCU) 8-3
North Carolina Central 0-5
Coastal Carolina 4-0
Coastal Carolina 7, North Carolina A&T 0
1. Kowal, Kourtney (COASTAL) def. Kenva Colbert (NCAT) 6-0, 6-0
2. Scott, Libby (COASTAL) def. Jayla Scott (NCAT) 6-2, 6-2
3. Delay, Romane (COASTAL) def. Kimberly Stalling (NCAT) 6-0, 6-2
4. Malatek, Amanda (COASTAL) def. Saundra Smith (NCAT) 6-0, 6-1
5. Majtan, Mila (COASTAL) def. Lexxus Betts (NCAT) 6-0, 6-0
6. De Wit, Dominique (COASTAL) def. No player (NCAT), by default
1. DE WIT, Dominique/SCOTT, Libby (COASTAL) def. Jayla Scott/Kimberly Stalling (NCAT) 8-1
2. MALATEK, Amanda/BABAYAN, Marie (COASTAL) def. Kenva Colbert/Saundra Smith (NCAT) 8-0
3. DELAY, Romane/KOWAL, Kourtney (COASTAL) def. No player/No player (NCAT), by default
Coastal Carolina 5-0
Order of finish: Doubles (); Singles (5,1,4,3,2)