banner
North Carolina

WTEN: Carolina eases past Boston College in ACC opener

Posted February 21

North Carolina Logo

— No. 6 North Carolina had little trouble with Boston College on Friday afternoon, winning 6-1 in the ACC opener for both clubs from the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

North Carolina (9-2, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) cruised in doubles to take a 1-0 lead. Jamie Loeb and Ashley Dai won 8-1 at #2 singles. Teammates Caroline Price and Whitney Kay finished about 20 seconds later with an 8-3 victory to clinch the first point of the match.

Kate Vialle continued her fine play, winning 6-0, 6-1, at #5 singles. Moments later, Caroline Price did the same at #4 singles with a 6-2, 6-1, victory.

No. 1 ranked Jamie Loeb prevailed in a tough match at #1 singles, 6-4, 6-4, to clinch the match for the Tar Heels.

No. 8 Hayley Carter fell behind 0-5 in the opening set at #2 singles, but rallied to win 7-5. She continued that momentum with a 6-1 win in the second set for the victory.

Tessa Lyons was next to finish at #6 singles, earning a come-from-behind victory, 2-6, 6-2, 10-4.

Carolina hosts NC State on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Boston College vs North Carolina
2/21/2014 at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)

#6 North Carolina 6, #62 Boston College 1

Singles competition
1. #1 Jamie Loeb (NC) def. Jessica Wacnik (BC) 6-4, 6-4
2. #8 Hayley Carter (NC) def. Lexi Borr (BC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Katya Vasilyev (BC) def. #69 Whitney Kay (NC) 6-3, 6-2
4. #67 Caroline Price (NC) def. Jennifer Ren (BC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Kate Vialle (NC) def. Heini Salonen (BC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Tessa Lyons (NC) def. Emily Safron (BC) 2-6, 6-2, 10-4

Doubles competition
1. #12 Caroline Price/Whitney Kay (NC) def. Jessica Wacnik/Lexi Borr (BC) 8-3
2. Jamie Loeb/Ashley Dai (NC) def. Jennifer Ren/Heini Salonen (BC) 8-1
3. Kate Vialle/Laura Slater (NC) vs. Emily Safron/Katya Vasilyev (BC) 7-2, unfinished

Match Notes:
Boston College 7-1, 0-1; National ranking #62
North Carolina 9-2, 1-0; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (5,4,1,2,6,3)
T-2:45 A-43

Comments

This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • World Series: Kansas City vs. San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:30 on FOX50

  • NFL: San Diego at Denver

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • World Series: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

    Tonight at 8:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on 620am

  • NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Calgary Flames

    Tomorrow at 8:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
WIN 3
CAR 1
Final
KAN 1
SFG 7
8:07pm Tonight
KAN
SFG
 
Final
MIA 90
HOU 85
Final
MIN 107
IND 89
Final
OKC 91
UTA 105
Final
DEN 75
POR 93
Final
LAL 108
PHO 114
Final
GSW 125
LAC 107
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
HOU
 
7:30pm Tonight
BOS
BRK
 
7:30pm Tonight
NYK
WAS
 
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
CLE
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
MIN
 
8:30pm Tonight
SAN
ATL
 
10:00pm Tonight
LAL
POR
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
PHO
 
Final
LALAF 55
ARKST 40
Final
NJD 3
NYR 4
Final
BOS 5
SJS 3
Final
NYI 2
TOR 5
Final
MON 2
DET 1
Final
NAS 4
ARI 3
Final
WIN 3
CAR 1
Final
CHI 4
PHI 0
Final
DAL 6
VAN 3
Final
COL 3
FLA 4
Final
CAL 1
TAM 2
7:00pm Tonight
OTT
TOR
 
8:00pm Tonight
PIT
PHI
 
9:30pm Tonight
EDM
WAS
 
10:30pm Tonight
ANA
BUF