Women's Tennis Falls at Murray State 5-2

Women's Tennis Falls at Murray State 5-2

MURRAY, Ky. – The Belmont women's tennis team fell to future OVC foe Murray State 5-2 in a non-conference match played Friday afternoon in Murray, Kentucky.

 

Murray State (2-2) earned the first point of the match as they won two of three doubles matches.  The lone BU win came at number one as Laura Stack and Abbey Hogan defeated Cassidy Cunitz and Ashley Canty 8-5.

 

In singles, the homestanding Racers won four of the six matches to clinch the 5-2 victory.  The Bruins did pick up two wins.  Junior Catherine Holliday won at number four over Carla Suga 6-3, 6-7, 10-6, while at number six junior Natalia Nunes beat Ashley Pierson 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. 

 

Belmont (3-4) returns to the court next Friday as they play at Austin Peay.

 
 

Murray State 5, Belmont 2

 

Singles

1. CUNITZ, Cassidy (MUR-W) def. Fabiana Mersan (BEL) 6-1, 6-2

2. CANTY, Ashley (MUR-W) def. Nikki Maciel (BEL) 6-0, 6-2

3. KLEIN, Jordana (MUR-W) def. Carolyn Caire (BEL) 6-4, 6-1

4. Catherine Holliday (BEL) def. SUGA, Carla (MUR-W) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-6

5. HUERTH, Carolyn (MUR-W) def. Laura Stack (BEL) 5-7, 6-2, 10-4

6. Natalia Nunes (BEL) def. PIERSON, Ashley (MUR-W) 6-3, 1-6, 7-5

 
 

Doubles

1. Laura Stack/Abigail Hogan (BEL) def. CUNITZ, Cassidy/CANTY, Ashley (MUR-W) 8-5

2. SUGA, Carla/HUERTH, Carolyn (MUR-W) def. Fabiana Mersan/Catherine Holliday (BEL) 8-2

3. PIERSON, Ashley/KLEIN, Jordana (MUR-W) def. Carolyn Caire/Natalia Nunes (BEL) 8-5

 
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