WTEN: No. 6 Carolina sweeps Florida State
Posted April 6
Chapel Hill, N.C. — The sixth-ranked North Carolina women's tennis team posted a 7-0 sweep over No. 38 Florida State on Sunday for its 10th-straight match victory.
North Carolina (21-3, 10-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) did not drop a set all afternoon long, winning all six singles matches in straight sets.
Top-ranked Jamie Loeb improved to 42-2 on the season (11-0 ACC) with a 6-1, 6-1 victory to set the tone early.
Kate Vialle was next to finish on court six, winning 6-1, 6-0 to run her season record to 15-4, 10-1 in the league. No. 47 Caroline Price clinched the victory with a 6-2, 6-3 win on court three. She is 19-3 this season and 9-1 in the conference.
At #2 singles, Hayley Carter won 6-1, 6-3 - improving to 38-6 overall for the No. 7 ranked player in the nation. She is also 9-1 in ACC play.
Whitney Kay and Ashley Dai followed with straight-set wins at courts four and five, respectively, to complete the sweep of the Seminoles.
In doubles, Kay and Price won 8-1 to secure the opening point of the match. Tessa Lyons and Dai were first to finish, also winning 8-1 on court three.
Carolina will host Maryland next Sunday at 2 p.m., in the final home match of the regular season. Seniors Laura Slater and Lyons will be honored during Senior Day.
Tennis Match Results
Florida State vs North Carolina
4/6/2014 at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
#6 North Carolina 7, #38 Florida State 0
1. #1 Jamie Loeb (NC) def. Kerrie Cartwright (FS) 6-1, 6-1
2. #7 Hayley Carter (NC) def. Daneika Borthwick (FS) 6-1, 6-3
3. #47 Caroline Price (NC) def. Mia Vriens (FS) 6-2, 6-3
4. Whitney Kay (NC) def. Daniela Schippers (FS) 6-4, 7-5
5. Ashley Dai (NC) def. Kristina Schleich (FS) 6-2, 6-4
6. Kate Vialle (NC) def. Majlena Pedersen (FS) 6-1, 6-0
1. #3 Jamie Loeb/Hayley Carter (NC) vs. Daneika Borthwick/Kerrie Cartwright (FS) 4-4, unfinished
2. #11 Whitney Kay/Caroline Price (NC) def. Mia Vriens/Daniela Schippers (FS) 8-1
3. Tessa Lyons/Ashley Dai (NC) def. Majlena Pedersen/Laurence Porry (FS) 8-1
Florida State 11-9, 4-6 ACC; National ranking #38
North Carolina 21-3, 10-1 ACC; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (1,6,3,2,4,5)