Jan. 21, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - The No. 34 NC State women's tennis team opened up the spring season with a sweep over Davidson on Saturday. The match was played in a 4-1 format, with four singles matches contested and one set of doubles.
No. 40 Joelle Kissell defeated Brites Moniz-Soares, in straight sets, winning the match 6-3,6-3. Teammate Tatiana Illova topped Katharine Diccinson, 6-1, 6-1, while Ashley Miller beat Elise Held, 6-1, 6-0. Elisha Hande also picked up a win, defeating Frizzi Bschorer, 6-3, 6-1.
In doubles action, Chloe Smith and Nicole Martinez topped the duo of Catherine Wood and Blake Nickels, 8-2.
The Wolfpack will return to action tonight with a match against No. 67 Winthrop at 5 p.m.
1. Nicole Martinez/Chloe Smith (NCSU) def. Catherine Wood/Blake Nickels (Dav) 8-2
1. No. 40 Joelle Kissell (NCSU) def. Brites Moniz-Soares (Dav) 6-3, 6-3
2. Tatiana Illova (NCSU) def. Katharine Diccinson (Dav) 6-1, 6-1
3. Ashley Miller (NCSU) def. Elise Held (Dav) 6-1, 6-0
4. Elisha Hande (NCSU) def. Frizzi Bschorer (Dav) 6-3, 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1, 4