March 16, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Coastal Carolina women’s tennis team secured its fourth straight win Wednesday afternoon with a 7-0 shutout of Bradley.
Coastal Carolina (11-3) swept all three doubles matches and led 1-0 after earning the point. Freshman Maria Hesketh and sophomore Amanda Malatek opened the match with an 8-1 win at No. 3 over Briggitte Graf and Ashley Roth before juniors Miki Bunea and Diana Mortlock clinched the point with an 8-3 victory over Nicole Miller and Adele Henke at No. 1.
Senior Caitlyn Brooksbank and freshman Dominique De Wit completed the sweep with an 8-4 win at No. 2 over Sarah Rodefeld and Meredith McDonagh.
Brooksbank put the Chants ahead 2-0 following her 6-2, 6-0 win over Roth at No. 5 singles, while De Wit upped the lead to 3-0 with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Graf at No. 6.
Malatek clinched the match at No. 4 after besting McDonagh 6-1, 6-0. Mortlock earned a 4-6, 6-0, 10-4 win over Rodefeld at No. 2 before Hesketh defeated Henke 7-5, 6-0 at No. 3.
Bunea complete the sweep at No. 1 when she downed Miller 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1.
“This was our third match in 30 hours and it was great for us to see how we would hold up in the heat with tired legs,” Coastal Carolina head coach Jody Davis said. “It will be good to take a day off and get ready for a very good Florida Atlantic team on Friday”.
Miki Bunea & Diana Mortlock (Coastal Carolina) def. Nicole Miller & Adele Henke (Bradley) 8-3
Caitlyn Brooksbank & Dominique De Wit (Coastal Carolina) def. Sarah Rodefeld & Meredith McDonagh (Bradley) 8-4
Maria Hesketh & Amanda Malatek (Coastal Carolina) def. Briggitte Graf & Ashley Roth (Bradley) 8-1
Miki Bunea (Coastal Carolina) def. Nicole Miller (Bradley) 6-3, 6-3
Diana Mortlock (Coastal Carolina) def. Sarah Rodefeld (Bradley) 4-6, 6-0, 10-4
Maria Hesketh (Coastal Carolina) def. Adele Henke (Bradley) 7-5, 6-0
Amanda Malatek (Coastal Carolina) def. Meredith McDonagh (Bradley) 6-1, 6-0
Caitlyn Brooksbank (Coastal Carolina) def. Ashley Roth (Bradley) 6-2, 6-0
Dominique De Wit (Coastal Carolina) def. Briggitte Graf (Bradley) 6-1, 6-0