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Winston-Salem State Women's Tennis Defeated By High Point Panthers, 7-0

Feb. 11, 2008

Final Stats

HIGH POINT, NC - The Winston-Salem State University women's tennis team fell to 0-7 on the season overall on Monday afternoon as the High Point University Panthers earned a 7-0 sweep over the Lady Rams at the HPU Tennis Complex in non-conference women's tennis action. The loss keeps the Lady Rams winless on the season as HPU improves to 3-2 overall with the victory.

 

The Panthers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after securing the match's doubles point by sweeping a trio of doubles contests.

 

High Points earned a sweep of the doubles matches as Carolina Mount and Kelly Tolman defeated Shannon Loughnan and Laken Joyce 8-1 at first doubles; Audrey LePottier and Lea Catanzano defeated Terese Lavan and Johanna Nunez 8-0 at second doubles; and Iris Schabetsberger and Angelina Herman defeated Gabrielle Benjamin and Jessica Smith 8-1 at third doubles.

 

The Lady Rams would fare no better in the singles contests as the Panthers earned straight set victories in all six singles matchups as the Lady Rams recorded only four game points on the afternoon.

 

With the loss the Lady Rams remain winless in 2008 and fall to 0-7 overall while the Panthers improve to 3-2 overall with the win.

 

WSSU returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 9:00 am as they face the Phoenix of Elon University in Elon, North Carolina.

 

For additional information on WSSU women's tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to the Official Website of WSSU Athletics at WSSURams.com.

 

Tennis Match Results

Winston-Salem State University vs High Point University

Feb 11, 2008 at High Point, N.C.

 

High Point University 7, Winston-Salem State University 0

 

 Singles competition

1. LePOTTIER, Audrey (HPUW) def. Shannon Loughnan (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0

2. CARR, Becky (HPUW) def. Laken Joyce (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0

3. MOUNT, Caroline (HPUW) def. Terese Lavan (WSSUW) 6-2, 6-1

4. SCHABETSBERGER, Iris (HPUW) def. Johanna Nunez (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0

5. CATANZANO, Lea (HPUW) def. Gabrielle Benjamin (WSSUW) 6-1, 6-0

6. WICKS, Jody (HPUW) def. Jade Heggins (WSSUW) 6-0, 6-0

 

 Doubles competition

1. MOUNT, Caroline/TOLMAN, Kelly (HPUW) def. Shannon Loughnan/Laken Joyce (WSSUW) 8-1

2. LePOTTIER, Audrey/CATANZANO, Lea (HPUW) def. Terese Lavan/Johanna Nunez (WSSUW) 8-0

3. SCHABETSBERGER, Iris/HERMAN, Angelina (HPUW) def. Gabrielle Benjamin/Jessica Smith (WSSUW) 8-1

 

Match Notes:

High Point University 3-2

Winston-Salem State University 0-7