Wildcat W. Tennis Sweeps Through UNC Asheville, 7-0
DAVIDSON, N.C. — For the second match in a row, the Davidson women’s tennis team earned a clean sweep by taking a 7-0 victory at home against UNC Asheville Friday evening inside the Knobloch Tennis Center.
The Wildcats (2-1) improved to 10-1 all-time against the Bulldogs (2-1) since both teams first met in 1983.
Starting things off was victories by the ‘Cats at No. 2 and 3 doubles. The team of Ally Sexton and Lindsay Song won their second straight with a 6-4 win at No. 2, while Ava Todd and Gabrielle Centenari paired up for the first time this year to score a 6-0 win.
The Wildcats won all six singles slots, taking the top-two positions in three sets. Scholvinck regrouped after dropping 6-1 decision in the first set to win a 7-5 tie-breaker and then a 6-4 third set to score her first win of the year at No. 1.
Also coming back after dropping her first set (6-4) was Alexandra Abele at No. 2. The sophomore gave up just three games total in the next two sets to earn a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 decision.
Song remained perfect on the young season at 2-0 by scoring a 6-3, 6-0 decision at No. 5, while Todd picked up her first win of the campaign with a shutout, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 6.
Davidson continues with its eight-match homestand by hosting Presbyterian, Feb. 10, at 10 a.m.