CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The UNC women’s tennis team (30-1), defeated the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (16-8) 4-0 on Friday evening in the inaugural round of NCAA action at the Chewning Tennis Center.
To begin the day, the doubles duo of Elizabeth Scotty and Carson Tanguilig collected a quick 6-0 win on court three to give the Tar Heels the doubles advantage. A few moments later, Reese Brantmeier and Reilly Tran won 6-2 to clinch the doubles point for North Carolina.
In singles action, Reilly Tran made quick work on court six. Tran won decisively, 6-0, 6-1 to give UNC a 2-0 lead. At No. 2 singles, top-ranked Fiona Crawley extended UNC’s lead to 3-0 after she won 6-1, 6-0. The Tar Heels clinched the match when Abbey Forbes put together an impressive 6-2, 6-0 victory on court four.
Reese Brantmeier, Carson Tanguilig and Elizabeth Scotty’s matches all went unfinished.
North Carolina will face the Old Dominion Monarchs tomorrow afternoon for a spot in next week’s Super Regional round.
No. 8 Reese Brantmeier (UNC) vs. Luiza Fullana (CSU) 6-2, 4-1, UF
No. 1 Fiona Crawley (UNC) def. Amila Jusefbegovic (CSU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 28 Carson Tanguilig (UNC) vs. Noa Boyd (CSU) 6-2, 4-4 , UF
No. 35 Abbey Forbes (UNC) def. Marina Skegro (CSU) 6-2, 6-0 (clinch)
No. 107 Elizabeth Scotty (UNC) vs. Zoe Cauthen (CSU) 6-4, 4-1, UF
No. 100 Reilly Tran (UNC) def. Kassandra Di Staulo (CSU) 6-0, 6-1
Crawley/Forbes (UNC) vs. Fullana/Singh (CSU) 5-1, UF
Scotty/Tanguilig (UNC) def. Cauthen/Pyritz (CSU)…
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