ORLANDO, FLA. – The Coastal Carolina University women’s tennis squad wrapped up its spring trip with its 13th-consecutive dual match win with a 5-2 victory over Long Island in Orlando, Fla., Mar. 21. The Chanticleers advanced to 13-1 on the year and finish 4-0 on the trip while the Blackbirds dropped to 1-7.
Coastal Carolina picked up the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and 3 doubles, including the 10th straight victory for Kim Webb and Maria Camberos at No. 3. In singles, the Chanticleers won four matches in singles, with Patricia Cortes getting a solid 6-0, 6-1 victory over Dara Lahens at No. 4. Maria Camberos also earned the win at No. 6, with a 6-1, 6-2 finish over Amy Hosotsuji. Kim Webb and Caitlyn Brooksbank also picked up wins over their LIU opponents due to retirement.
The Chanticleers are back on their home court in Conway at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center, hosting in-state rival Charleston Southern in a key Big South Conference match, Wed., March 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Coastal Carolina 5, Long Island 2
1. BABIC, Selma (LIU) def. BOLESKY, Lexi (COASTAL) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8
2. HARVEY, Ashley (LIU) def. PETKOVA, Tina (COASTAL) 4-3, retired
3. WEBB, Kim (COASTAL) def. JOHNSON, H'Ann (LIU) 1-0, retired
4. CORTES, Patricia (COASTAL) def. LAHENS, Dara (LIU) 6-0, 6-1
5. BROOKSBANK, Caitlyn (COASTAL) def. ELIE, Stephanie (LIU) 2-1, retired
6. CAMBEROS, Maria (COASTAL) def. HOSOTSUJI, Amy (LIU) 6-1, 6-2
1. BABIC, Selma/JOHNSON, H'Ann (LIU) def. BOLESKY, Lexi/BROOKSBANK, Caitlyn (COASTAL) 8-4
2. PETKOVA, Tina/CORTES, Patricia (COASTAL) def. HOSOTSUJI, Amy/ELIE, Stephanie (LIU) 8-1
3. WEBB, Kim/CAMBEROS, Maria (COASTAL) def. LAHENS, Dara/HARVEY, Ashley (LIU) 8-5
Long Island 1-7
Coastal Carolina 13-1