Coastal Opens Play at Charlotte Invitational


Oct. 13, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Coastal Carolina women's tennis team completed the opening day of the Charlotte Invitational on Friday with an 8-6 overall record while going up against Davidson, Wofford and Charlotte.

Doubles was a mixed result for the Chanticleers, as they were initially swept in four matches by Davidson before sweeping Wofford in three matches.

Sara Bondar and Somer Dall-Bona, Rylie Cox and Iryna Vardanian, and Natalie Wall and Jessie Mount recorded the three doubles wins for the Chants against the Terriers.

Coastal then faced Charlotte in singles, getting the better of that matchup by winning five of the seven matches.

Cox (No. 1), Dalla-Bona (No. 4) and Khomchenko (No. 7) each won their respective matches in straight sets. Vardanian (No. 2) and Wall (No. 5) claimed three-set victories in their matches.

The Charlotte Invitational concludes on Saturday.

Davidson vs. Coastal Carolina
No. 1 Ally Sexton/Anna Catharine Feaster (DAV) def. Sara Bondar/Somer Dalla-Bona (CCU) 6-4
No. 2 Megan Scholvinck/Alyssa Hahn (DAV) def. Rylie Cox/Iryna Vardanian (CCU) 6-4
No. 3 Lindsay Song/Ava Todd (DAV) def. Natalie Wall/Jessie Mount (CCU) 7-5
No. 4 Gabrielle Centenari/Alexandra Abele (DAV) def. Alexa Tiefel/Maria Khomchenko (CCU) 6-1

Coastal Carolina vs. Wofford Doubles
No. 1 Sara Bondar/Somer Dalla-Bona (CCU) def. Cassidy Hicks/ Jenna Vroman (WOF) 6-2
No. 2 Rylie Cox/Iryna Vardanian (CCU) def. Lauren Reid/Britt Wilbur (WOF) 6-3
No. 3 Natalie Wall/Jessie Mount (CCU) def. Curran Carver/Annie Mayfield (WOF) 6-3

Charlotte vs. Coastal Carolina Singles
No. 1 Rylie Cox (CCU) def. Tai Martin (CHA) 6-1, 7-5
No. 2 Iryna Vardanian (CCU) def. Alexandra Lee (CHA) 4-6, 6-3, 10-8
No. 3 Pierina Imparato (CHA) def. Sara Bondar (CCU) 3-6, 6-3, 11-9
No. 4 Somer Dall-Bona (CCU) def. Rocio Safront (CHA) 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 Natalie Wall (CCU) def. Megan Smith (CHA) 6-2, 1-6, 10-5
No. 6 Zoe Radojicic (CHA) def. Alexa Tiefel (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
No. 7 Maria Khomchenko (CCU) def. Gabriela Gonzalez (CHA) 6-0, 6-3



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