Wolfpack Women Defeat Charlotte, 4-3
Feb. 17, 2002
Raleigh, N.C. - The NC State women's tennis team concluded weekend play Sunday afternoon with a win over visiting Charlotte (2-2) at the Wolfpack Tennis Complex. With the win, the Pack moves to .500 on the season.
NC State (3-3) took the important doubles point with victories at No. 2 and No. 3. Jennifer Jassawalla and Myrna Bawono defeated Charlotte's Jana Cucciniello and Jennifer Hatch at No. 2, 8-2. At No. 3, Loni Worsley and Landis Strader won seven straight games in the match before allowing Courtney Clifford and Lauren Hastings to get on the board. Worsley and Strader won the match, 8-2.
In singles action, NC State won the No. 4, 5 and 6 matches. At No. 4, Bawono defeated Hatch, 6-1, 6-2, while Jassawalla picked up a win at No. 5, leveling Hastings 6-0, 6-1. At No. 6, Junior Landis Strader picked up her first win of the season after being introduced to the line-up Saturday versus Coastal Carolina. Strader lost the first set to Courtney Clifford, but stood strong in the second and third sets to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
The Wolfpack women's tennis team returns to the courts next Saturday when they welcome the No. 20 South Carolina Gamecocks (4-0) to Raleigh. The match is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.
NC State 4, Charlotte 3
1 - Alice Hansen (C) def. Katrina Gildemeister (NCSU), 1-6, 6-4, 6-4
2 - Laura Swain (C) def. Kristen Nicholls (NCSU), 7-6(3), 6-4
3 - Jana Cucciniello (C) def. Loni Worsley (NCSU), 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
4 - Myrna Bawono (NCSU) def. Jennifer Hatch (C), 6-1, 6-2
5 - Jennifer Jassawalla (NCSU) def. Lauren Hastings (C) 6-0, 6-1
6 - Landis Strader (NCSU) def. Courtney Clifford (C), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
exh. Taylor Parker (NCSU) def. Stacie Luders (C), 6-2, 6-2
1 - Hansen/Swain (C) def. Gildemeister/Nicholls (NCSU), (8-6)
2 - Jassawalla/Bawono (NCSU) def. Hatch/Cucciniello (C), 8-2
3 - Worsley/Strader (NCSU) def. Clifford/Hastings (C), 8-2