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Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Swept By Charleston Southern

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Swept by Charleston Southern

App State women’s tennis fell 5-0 at Charleston Southern Thursday.

In tight doubles action, Helena Jansen and Ellie Murphy fought hard into tiebreakers, but lost their match 7-6 (7-3) at the No. 1 court. Virginia Poggi and Olwyn Ryan-Bovey also came up short, losing 6-4 at the No. 2 doubles position.

The Buccaneers (15-5, 8-0 Big South) clinched the win at singles courts 2, 4 and 5. Ryan-Bovey was up by a set at the No. 3 court and Jansen was in her second set at singles No. 1 when the match was called.

The Mountaineers (5-14, 3-6 SBC) will compete for the Sun Belt championship, starting on Apr. 21.

Charleston Southern 5, Appalachian State 0

Singles competition
1. Noa Boyd (CHSO) vs. Helena Jansen (APPST) 7-5, 4-1, unfinished
2. Khyanna Singh (CHSO) def. Ellie Murphy (APPST) 6-2, 6-4
3. Amila Jusufbegovic (CHSO) vs. Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APPST) 4-6, 2-1, unfinished
4. Zoe Cauthen (CHSO) def. Virginia Poggi (APPST) 6-2, 6-1
5. Kassandra Di Staulo (CHSO) def. Brooke Gruber (APPST) 6-3, 7-5
6. No player (CHSO) def. No player (APPST), by forfeit

Doubles competition
1. Madalina Man/Khyanna Singh (CHSO) def. Helena Jansen/Ellie Murphy (APPST) 7-6 (7-3)
2. Zoe Cauthen/Tiffany Pyritz (CHSO) def. Virginia Poggi/Olwyn Ryan-Bovey (APPST) 6-4