2018 Big South Women's Tennis Championship Bracket Tournament Central Live Scoring: No. 2 Liberty vs. No. 7 UNC Asheville Liberty Women's Tennis Twitter Liberty Women's Tennis Instagram Liberty Women's Tennis Facebook
No. 2 seed Liberty (16-8) will begin its journey for a Big South crown against No. 7 seed UNC Asheville on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Rock Hill Tennis Center in Rock Hill, S.C.
The Lady Flames women's tennis team went 7-1 in the Big South in receiving the No. 2 seed, while Asheville posted a 2-6 mark in the league for the No. 7 seed. Liberty enters the tournament with a six-match winning streak.
The four-day 2018 Big South Women's Tennis Championship will feature a first round match on Wednesday (No. 8 Gardner-Webb vs. No. 9 Longwood), followed by quarterfinal matches on Thursday, semifinal contests on Friday and the title match on Saturday at 10 a.m.
The winner of the Liberty-Asheville match on Thursday will advance to face either No. 3 seed Campbell or No. 6 seed Radford in the semifinals on Friday at 2 p.m. Liberty is seeking its first Big South crown in program history. For the full bracket, click here.
How to Follow the Flames Winthrop Athletics Marketing and Communications will provide live scoring for every match throughout the tournament. Find the links for the Liberty matches on the Liberty women's tennis schedule page on LibertyFlames.com.
In addition, follow @LibertyWTennis on Twitter and "libertywtennis" on Instagram for match updates and live look-ins before, during and after the Liberty matches at the Big South Championship.
Series History vs. UNC Asheville/History in BSC Championship Liberty defeated UNC Asheville, 7-0, on March 30 in Lynchburg, one of eight 7-0 victories for the Lady Flames, this spring. Liberty is 15-4 all-time versus Asheville.
The Lady Flames have a 10-17 record all-time in the Big South Women's Tennis Championship and have one title match appearance (2016).
Flames News and Notes
Scouting UNC Asheville UNC Asheville's Kylee Shipley (12-7 overall, 11-7 No. 1) has the fourth-best No. 1 singles winning percentage (.611) in the Big South. Head coach Lise Gregory's squad also features Christin Louw (10-7 overall, 3-0 No. 5) and Emily Sidor (10-8 overall, 7-5 No. 2). The Bulldogs' two conference victories both came at home over Gardner-Webb (6-1 on March 13) and Longwood (7-0 on March 23). Their top doubles unit is Hannah Francisco and Shipley at 14-5 in the No. 1 slot.
The Rest of the Competition No. 1 Winthrop Top two singles players (by spring record): No. 31 Lauren Proctor (17-2 No. 1) and Alisa Soloveva (17-3 overall, 16-3 No. 2)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): No. 60 Lauren Proctor and Megan Kauffman (19-0 No. 1)
No. 3 Campbell Top two singles players (by spring record): Lou Regen (14-5 overall, 13-4 No. 3) and Georgina Segarra (10-6 overall, 8-5 No. 6)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Alexandra Andrivot and Isabel Boada (11-4 No. 1)
No. 4 Charleston Southern Top two singles players (by spring record): Sophie Cloessner (11-4 No. 1) and Madalina Man (8-5 overall, 8-3 No. 4)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Filippa Ericson and Valeria Koussenkova (11-6 No. 2)
No. 5 Presbyterian Top two singles players (by spring record): Beth Taylor (13-6 overall, 9-0 No. 4) and Caroline Ferrari (9-8 overall, 9-7 No. 5)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Brittany Nuttall and Beth Taylor (11-5 overall, 10-5 No. 3)
No. 6 Radford Top two singles players (by spring record): Lotti Meszaros (14-6 overall, 12-6 No. 3) and Drousile Dzebou (12-8 No. 1)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Drousile Dzebou and Lotti Meszaros (14-7 overall, 14-5 No. 2)
No. 8 Gardner-Webb Top two singles players (by spring record): Miljana Ristic (12-5 overall, 7-2 No. 4) and Daniela Naupari (10-7 overall, 7-1 No. 4)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Sandra Bolstad and Miljana Ristic (8-9 No. 1)
No. 9 Longwood Top two singles players (by spring record): Tanja Skalda (10-6 overall, 7-3 No. 5) and Jamie Breunig (8-9 overall, 6-9 No. 3)
Top doubles unit (by spring record): Yuilia Almiron and Jamie Breunig (4-2 No. 2)
2018 Big South Women's Tennis Championship (Rock Hill Tennis Center, Rock Hill, S.C.) Wednesday, April 18 – First Round Match 1: No. 8 Gardner-Webb vs. No. 9 Longwood, 10 a.m.
Thursday, April 19 – Quarterfinals Match 2: No. 1 Winthrop vs. No. 8/9 winner, 9 a.m. Match 3: No. 4 Charleston Southern vs. No. 5 Presbyterian College, 12 p.m. Match 4: No. 2 Liberty vs. No. 7 UNC Asheville, 3 p.m. Match 5: No. 3 Campbell vs. No. 6 Radford, 6 p.m.
Friday, April 20 – Semifinals Match 6: Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 winner, 10 a.m. Match 7: Match 4 winner vs. Match 5 winner, 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 21 – Championship Match 8: Match 6 winner vs. Match 7 winner, 10 a.m.
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