CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina University women’s tennis squad battled but couldn’t pull out another tight match, falling 4-3 to visiting UNC Wilmington, April 9. With the loss, the Chanticleers fell to 13-5 on the season.
UNCW picked up the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and 2 doubles, with the Chanticleers lone win at No. 3 doubles as Kim Webb and Maria Camberos got back on the winning track with an 8-7 (7-2) victory over Hartley Collins and Lindsay Leblang. The two squads then split the six singles matches, with Coastal Carolina getting victories at No. 1, 5 and 6. Sophomore Lexi Bolesky and freshman Caitlyn Brooksbank got straight set victories at No. 1 and 5, respectively, while Camberos battled back after losing the opening set 6-0 to get a 0-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Leblang. However, it wasn’t enough as the Seahawks got the wins they needed for a 4-3 victory.
Coastal Carolina will immediately be back in action, heading to Blacksburg, Va. to take on Radford on the indoor courts at Virginia Tech, Fri., April 10 at 7 p.m.
UNC Wilmington 4, Coastal Carolina 3
1. BOLESKY, Lexi (COASTAL) def. SCHWENK, Kayla (UNCW) 6-3, 7-5
2. ROBERTS, Priscilla (UNCW) def. PETKOVA, Tina (COASTAL) 6-1, 6-1
3. LEE, Christina (UNCW) def. WEBB, Kim (COASTAL) 6-2, 6-1
4. KAHLE, Chelsea (UNCW) def. CORTES, Patricia (COASTAL) 6-2, 7-6 (8-5)
5. BROOKSBANK, Caitlyn (COASTAL) def. ISENHOUR, Lauren (UNCW) 6-3, 6-2
6. CAMBEROS, Maria (COASTAL) def. LEBLANG, Lindsay (UNCW) 0-6, 6-3, 6-4
1. ROBERTS, Priscilla/KAHLE, Chelsea (UNCW) def. BOLESKY, Lexi/BROOKSBANK, Caitlyn (COASTAL) 8-3
2. ISENHOUR, Lauren/SCHWENK, Kayla (UNCW) def. PETKOVA, Tina/CORTES, Patricia (COASTAL) 8-1
3. WEBB, Kim/CAMBEROS, Maria (COASTAL) def. COLLINS, Hartley/LEBLANG, Lindsay (UNCW) 8-7 (7-2)