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UNC Asheville Defeats Liberty, 5-2

March 27, 2010  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Nadia Solomon-Burgess

Nadia Solomon-Burgess

The UNC Asheville Bulldogs captured a 5-2 victory over the Liberty Lady Flames in a Big South Conference women's tennis match, Saturday afternoon, at the LU Tennis Courts.

Visiting UNC Asheville, in 3-2 Big South play and 10-5 overall, won both contested doubles matches and picked up a default in the No. 3 contest to claim the doubles point.

In singles, the Bulldogs success continued. UNC Asheville claimed wins in the No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, along with a default at No. 6 for the final score of 5-2.

Jordan Jenkins won for the 11th time during the spring at No. 1. The junior defeated Leslie Smith, 6-1, 6-1. Nadia Solomon-Burgress also captured her match for the Lady Flames (0-4 Big South, 3-10 overall), winning at the No. 2 spot, 4-6, 6-1, 10-6.

Liberty will host Gardner-Webb tomorrow at the LU Tennis Courts. Match time is scheduled for 10 a.m.

UNCA 5 Liberty 2
1. Jordan Jenkins (LU) def. Leslie Smith (UNCA) 6-1 6-1
2. Nadia Solomon Burgess (LU) def. Srephy Schon (UNCA) 4-6 6-1 10-6
3. Devon Cavanaugh (UNCA) def. Carol Lobel (LU) 6-4 6-3
4. Brittany Cloer (UNCA) def. Brittany Thomas (LU) 6-4 6-3
5. Nicky Schon (UNCA) def. Fabiana Gouveia (LU) 6-0 6-1
6. Default to UNCA

1. Schon/Smith (UNCA) def. Jenkins/Lobel (LU) 8-4
2. Cavanaugh/Bottomley (UNCA) def. Solomon-Burgess/Gouveia (LU) 8-7(4)
3. Default to UNCA