Women's Tennis Defeats College of Charleston
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State women's tennis team beat College of Charleston, 6-1, on Wednesday, March 11, at the JW Isenhour Tennis Center in Raleigh, N.C. The Pack swept the doubles matches and snagged wins in five of the six singles matches. NC State is now 3-8 on the season and the Cougars fall to 8-3.
The Pack started the match with a sweep of all three doubles bouts. Freshmen Diana Mortlock and Pender Sessoms dominated Caroline Newman and Keely Mulligan, 8-2, at No. 3. The No. 35 doubles team of junior Berkeley Brock and sophomore Lenka Hojckova stayed on top of Holly Dowse and Kinsey Casey to secure the doubles point for NC State with an 8-6 win at No. 1. Senior Neils Barringer and junior Daria Petrovic completed the sweep with an 8-5 victory over Laura Borza and Anna Lee Evans at No. 2.
Mulligan earned the College of Charleston's only point with a 6-1, 6-1, victory over Sessoms. Mortlock controlled Casey and took the win, 6-0, 6-3, at No. 5. Brock dominated Borza, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 2, and Barringer locked in the win with a swift 6-4, 6-2, win over Evans at No. 4.
Both Hojckova and Petrovic split the first two sets, sending the competitions into a third. No. 113 Hojckova notched the win over Dowse, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 1, and Petrovic defeated Newman, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2, at No. 3.
The Pack will travel to Wake Forest on Wednesday, March 18 to face the Demon Deacons at 3 p.m.
NC State d. College of Charleston, 6-1