Coastal Drops 6-1 Match to Charleston Southern


Shelby Bates

April 10, 2013

CONWAY - Libby Scott recorded Coastal Carolina’s lone point in singles as the Chanticleers (10-9, 5-3) fell 6-1 to the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (13-5, 9-1) on Wednesday afternoon at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center. 

The Bucs opened up the match’s scoring, winning two of three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead. 

Charleston Southern’s No. 2 pair of Alexandra Walters and Yvonne Hubler started things off with an 8-1 win over Coastal’s pairing of Alicia Robinson and Mikaela Davies.  Dominique De With and Libby Scott countered for Coastal, taking an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles over Susita Das and Marketa Placha. The Chants’ No. 1 pair of Shelby Bates and Kourtney Kowal was not able close out the point for Coastal, falling 8-4 to Alia Nour and Angelica Sidorenko. 

The Bucs continued to put on the pressure in singles, winning five of the six singles points. 

Hubler, Nour and Sidorenko won the first three singles matches over Davies, Kowal and Bates, respectively, to give Charleston Southern a 4-0 lead and the win. 

Scott won the fourth singles match for Coastal, downing Placha in three sets 5-7, 6-0, 10-5 to give the Chants their first and only point of the match. 

Walters and Das would round out the scoring for the Bucaneers, taking wins at Nos. 4 and 6. 

The Chants will close out the regular season portion of their schedule on Saturday when they host Winthrop for a 10 a.m. match. 

Charleston Southern 6, Coastal Carolina 1

Singles competition
1. Scott, Libby (COASTAL) def. Marketa Placha (CSU) 5-7, 6-0, 10-5
2. Yvonne Hubler (CSU) def. Davies, Mikaela (COASTAL) 6-3, 6-2
3. Angelica Sidorenko (CSU) def. Bates, Shelby (COASTAL) 6-1, 6-4
4. Alexandra Walters (CSU) def. Robinson, Alicia (COASTAL) 6-5, 6-1
5. Alia Nour (CSU) def. KOWAL, Kortney (COASTAL) 6-3, 6-3
6. Susita Das (CSU) def. De Wit, Dominique (COASTAL) 6-2, 1-6, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. Alia Nour/Angelica Sidorenko (CSU) def. KOWAL, Kortney/BATES, Shelby (COASTAL) 8-4
2. Alexandra Walters/Yvonne Hubler (CSU) def. ROBINSON, Alicia/DAVIES, Mikaela (COASTAL) 8-1
3. DE WIT, Dominique/SCOTT, Libby (COASTAL) def. Susita Das/Marketa Placha (CSU) 8-2

Match Notes:
Charleston Southern 13-5, 9-1
Coastal Carolina 10-9, 5-3
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (2,5,3,1,4,6)



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