No. 2 Coastal Carolina Defeats No. 7 Radford in First Round of 2007 Big South Women's Tennis Tournament
RADFORD, Va. The second-seeded Coastal Carolina defeated No. 7 seed Radford, 4-0, in the first round of the 2007 Big South Womens Tennis Championship Thursday morning at the Dedmon Center Courts in Radford, Va.
Coastal Carolina took the 1-0 lead with doubles wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 flights. Hayley Rudman (Johannesburg, South Africa/Northcliff High School (Mississippi State University)) and Amy Pazahanick (Canton, Georgia/Brookwood High School (Georgia Southern University)) won the No. 1 flight 8-0 over Daniela Milano and Cassandra Price. At No. 3, Sofie Ahlberg (Stockholm,Sweden/Adalsskolan) and Sarize Coetzee (Bloemfontein, South Africa/Oranje Meisieskool (Texas Tech)) downed Neely Edwards and Ally Spector, 8-1. The No. 2 flight finished with Coastals Kimberley Webb (Usk, Wales/Millfield School) and Maria Camberos (San Luis Potosi, Mexico/Instituto Lomar del Real) up 6-3 over Ashton Downs and Camilia Noldin.
In singles action, Pazahanick defeated Downs 6-2, 6-1 at the third flight. At No. 5, Ahlberg downed Spector 6-1, 6-0. Camberos picked up the win at the No. 6 flight 6-0, 6-2.
With the win, Coastal Carolina improves to 18-5 overall and moves on to the semifinals were it will play the #3 Charleston Southern at 1:30pm on Friday, April 20.