COLUMBUS, GA – The North Georgia women's tennis team went up against another top-10 team on Sunday afternoon, falling 9-0 at 9th-ranked Columbus State University in Peach Belt Conference action at the Mary V. Blackon Tennis Center.
The Lady Saints fall to 5-4 overall on the season and move to 2-3 on the year in Peach Belt Conference action, while the Lady Cougars stay perfect at 7-0 overall and 4-0 in league action.
The Lady Cougars got off to a quick start as the doubles teams only dropped six total points. Tracy Castillo and Loriane Favoretto defeated Stasa Vujosevic and Laura Chapman 8-2 at No. 1 doubles. In second doubles, Madeline Johnson and Olivera Jokic bested Juliana Moscoso Chiang and Audrey Marlette 8-3, while Andrea Redrado and Renata Paiva took down Jordan Poole and Matilda Watson 8-1 at No. 3 doubles.
In singles action, Chapman put up the most resistance for North Georgia, taking the opening set 6-3, but after falling 6-3 in the second, 17th-ranked Tracy Castillo rallied 10-2 in the third set tiebreaker to pick up the victory.
Vujosevic nearly pulled off the opening set victory over Loriane Favoretto, but fell 7-6, 6-0 as the Cougars refused to relinquish a point in the 9-0 victory.
The Lady Saints return to action on Wednesday afternoon, traveling to 30th-ranked Georgia College for another Peach Belt Conference match. First serve against the Bobcats is set for 2:00 p.m. at the Centennial Center Tennis Complex.
|1. Tracy Castillo (CSUW) def. Laura Chapman (NGCSUW) 3-6, 6-3, 10-2|
|2. Loriane Favoretto (CSUW) def. Stasa Vujosevic (NGCSUW) 7-6, 6-0|
|3. Madeline Johnson (CSUW) def. Juliana Chiang (NGCSUW) 6-4, 6-2|
|4. Olivera Jokic (CSUW) def. Audrey Marlette (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-2|
|5. Andrea Redrado (CSUW) def. Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-1|
|6. Malin Colin (CSUW) def. Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-1|
|1. Tracy Castillo/Loriane Favoretto (CSUW) def. Stasa Vujosevic/Laura Chapman (NGCSUW) 8-2|
|2. Madeline Johnson/Olivera Jokic (CSUW) def. Juliana Chiang/Audrey Marlette (NGCSUW) 8-3|
|3. Andrea Redrado/Renata Paiva (CSUW) def. Jordan Poole/Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) 8-1|