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Coastal celebrated the Chanticleer careers of Amanda Malatek, Kourtney Kowal and Dominique de Wit.


Amanda Malatek, Kourtney Kowal and Dominique de Wit.

April 6, 2014

Final Stats

Schedule Note: Monday's match against Radford has been moved up to 9 a.m. at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.

The Coastal Carolina women’s tennis team celebrated the collegiate careers of seniors Amanda Malatek, Kourtney Kowal and Dominique De Wit with a 7-0 shutout of Presbyterian College on Sunday afternoon at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center. 

With the win the Chanticleers improve to 16-4 overall and 4-2 in the Big South, while Presbyterian drops to 8-15-1 overall and remains winless in conference play with a 0-8 record. 

The Chants took an early 1-0 lead, earning the doubles point with wins on the second and third doubles courts. 

Coastal partners Libby Scott and de Wit won 8-3 at No. 2, downing Patricia Alves and Carolina Ferrari of Presbyterian. 

Marie Babayan and Amanda Malatek clinched the opening point for the Chants, dispatching Carolina deLoach and Kyla Stanford at No. 3, 8-5. 

PC won the No. 1 doubles match where Greer Ransom and Courtney Gardiner edged Kowal and Honami Yazawa in a tight 8-7 match. 

The Chanticleers continued to perform well as the match moved to singles, claiming the remaining six points. 

Scott took a 7-5, 6-2 win over Ransom at No. 1, while Yazawa recorded a point for Coastal at No. 2 after Gardiner was forced to retire midway through the first set. 

Kowal, playing in her first match since March 27, picked up her ninth singles win of the season with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Alves at No. 3. 

Freshmen Delay and Babayan won their matches at Nos. 4 and 5, respectively. Delay rallied from a second-set loss to outlast Ferrari in a third-set tiebreaker, while Babayan surrendered just three games in two sets to deLoach. 

Malatek continued to add to her team-leading singles win total, claiming her 16th of the season over Lucia Leahy in a 6-1, 6-2 match. 

The Chants play their final home match of the season on Monday when they host visiting Radford for a 9 a.m. match at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center. 

Coastal Carolina 7, Presbyterian College 0
Singles competition
1. Scott, Libby (COASTAL) def. RANSOM, Greer (PCW) 7-5, 6-2
2. Yazawa, Honami (COASTAL) def. GARDINER, Courtney (PCW) 3-2, retired
3. Kowal, Kourtney (COASTAL) def. ALVES, Patricia (PCW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Delay, Romane (COASTAL) def. FERRARI, Caroline (PCW) 6-1, 2-6, 10-8
5. Babayan, Marie (COASTAL) def. deLOACH, Caroline (PCW) 6-1, 6-2
6. Malatek, Amanda (COASTAL) def. LEAHY, Lucia (PCW) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. RANSOM, Greer/GARDINER, Courtney (PCW) def. KOWAL, Kourtney/YAZAWA, Honami (COASTAL) 8-7
2. SCOTT, Libby/DE WIT, Dominique (COASTAL) def. ALVES, Patricia/FERRARI, Caroline (PCW) 8-3
3. BABAYAN, Marie/MALATEK, Amanda (COASTAL) def. deLOACH, Caroline/STANFORD, Kayla (PCW) 8-5

Match Notes:
Presbyterian College 8-15-1 (0-8)
Coastal Carolina 16-4 (4-2)



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