Catamounts drop contest against Wildcats

CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM Megan McLinden won her sixth match of the season and tenth match of her Catamount career Saturday.
CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM
Megan McLinden won her sixth match of the season and tenth match of her Catamount career Saturday.
CATAMOUNTSPORTSDOTCOM

April 6, 2014

Results

Davidson, N.C. - Megan McLinden and Erin Maguire earned singles points for the Catamounts as WCU fell to Davidson, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at the Convington Tennis Courts.

At the No. 2 doubles contest, McLinden and Nicole Nielly were defeated by Nisha Crouser and Jenna Brunner, 8-1. Davidson clinched the doubles point at the No. 1 match as Brites Moniz-Soares and Elaina Cummer defeated Stacia Kissell and Shannon Bettiol, 8-5. The Catamounts fell in the No. 3 doubles matchup, as well, when Maguire and Sara Ruiz Pajares lost to Tamara Hill and Blake Nickles, 8-6.

Western Carolina (1-14-1, 0-6) tied up the match when Maguire won at the No. 6 singles match defeating Nickles, 6-2, 6-0.

In the No. 5 match, Nielly fell to Hill, in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3. At the No. 2 singles contest, WCU's Bettiol fell to Cummer of Davidson (7-15, 2-5), 6-3, 7-5 giving the Wildcats a 3-1 lead in the match.

McLinden brought the Catamounts back to within one point in the match, 3-2, with her victory over Crouser at the No. 3 singles match, 7-6, 6-4.

WCU fell short in the No. 1 and No. 4 singles matches, as both went to a third set tiebreak.

Ruiz Pajares dropped the No. 4 contest to Brunner, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 and Kissell was defeated by Moniz-Soares, 3-6, 7-6(1), 6-4 at the No. 1 match.

The Purple & Gold travel to Boone, North Carolina to face Southern Conference arch-rival, Appalachian State on Sunday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

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