Skip to main content Skip to footer
Tennis Falls at Coastal Carolina in First Match Friday

Stacia Kissell has won both her singles matches in the first two matches.

Feb. 7, 2014


Conway, S.C. - Western Carolina's Stacia Kissell won her second straight singles contest of the season, but the Catamounts could not capitalize dropping their second match of the 2014 campaign, 5-1, at Coastal Carolina Friday morning at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.

The Chanticleers started the morning leading 1-0 as WCU forfeited the No.6 singles match point. Coastal Carolina began play with a victory at the No. 4 singles position as Marie Babayan defeated Megan McLinden, 6-1, 6-1.

WCU's Sara Ruiz Pajares fell to Honami Yazawa 6-4, 6-2, in the No. 3 singles match. The Chanticleers clinched victory in the No. 2 singles match when Kourtney Kowal defeated Shannon Bettiol 6-2, 7-5.

Coastal claimed their fifth point of the morning with a win at the No. 5 matchup on Romane Delay's defeat of Erin Maguire in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2.

Kissell took the opening set of the No. 1 singles match, but the Chanticleers' Libby Scott forced a decisive third set with a win in the second set. Kissell rallied in the tiebreak earning WCU's only point of the day with the 6-3, 1-6, 10-7 decision.

Western Carolina plays UNC-Wilmington this afternoon, February 7, to take on the Seahawks at 2 p.m.