Women's Tennis Falls at #11 South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Coastal Carolina women's tennis team suffered a 4-0 loss at #11 South Carolina on Sunday afternoon.
The loss snaps the Chants' four-match winning streak, and drops Coastal to 6-4 overall this season. The nationally ranked Gamecocks improve to 7-3 with the win.
South Carolina won the doubles point on the second and third courts, and captured three consecutive singles matches in straight sets.
The second doubles court was won 6-0 by Megan Davies and Rachel Rohrabacher, and Mia Horvit and Gamarra Martins sealed the point with a 6-1 win at No. 3.
The first singles point was won on the top court by #45 Hadley Berg. Davies gave the Gamecocks a 3-0 lead with a win at No. 6, and the match closed with a victory by #124 Gamarra Martins at No. 3.
Coastal returns to the Stevens Tennis Complex on Feb. 27 to host UNC Greensboro for a 2 p.m. match. The Chants are unbeaten through four home matches this season.
#11 South Carolina 4, Coastal Carolina 0
1. #45 Hadley Berg (SC) def. Vardanian, Iryna (COASTAL) 6-1, 6-0
2. Mia Horvit (SC) vs. Dalla-Bona, Somer (COASTAL) 6-0, 3-2, unfinished
3. #124 I. Gamarra Martins (SC) def. Bondar, Sara (COASTAL) 6-0, 6-1
4. Paige Cline (SC) vs. Khomchenko, Maria (COASTAL) 6-1, 3-2, unfinished
5. Rachel Rohrabacher (SC) vs. Mount, Jessie (COASTAL) 6-1, 3-1, unfinished
6. Megan Davies (SC) def. Tiefel, Alexa (COASTAL) 6-1, 6-0
1. Paige Cline/Hadley Berg (SC) vs. Bondar, Sara/Dalla-Bona, Somer (COASTAL) 4-1, unfinished
2. Megan Davies/Rachel Rohrabacher (SC) def. Vardanian, Iryna/Tiefel, Alexa (COASTAL) 6-0
3. Mia Horvit/I. Gamarra Martins (SC) def. Cox, Rylie/Mount, Jessie (COASTAL) 6-1
Coastal Carolina 6-3
South Carolina 7-3; National ranking #11
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (1,6,3)