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Wildcat W. Tennis Sweeps Through UNC Asheville, 7-0

by | Feb 3, 2018 | Sports

Junior Gabrielle Centenary goes airborne in her serve against UNC-Asheville. Centenary won her match 6-3, 6-3.

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.

Sophomore Samantha Armas gets all of her serve in her match up vs UNC-Asheville. Armas won the match 6-3, 6-3.

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.

Megan Scholvinck and Alyssa Hahn fell just short at No. 1, dropping a close 8-6 tie-breaker.

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.

Junior Megan Scholvinck regrouped after dropping the first set 6-1, winning a 7-5 tie-breaker in the second, 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.

Gabrielle Centenari and Samantha Armas each took 6-3, 6-3 wins at No. 3 and 4, respectively, for their second victories of the season.

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.

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