CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern extended its winning streak to four matches as the Buccaneers topped visiting Hampton on Saturday afternoon at the Buccaneer Tennis Complex, 7-0.
The Buccaneers (4-4) took two of the three doubles matches along with all six singles competitions on their way to a sweep of Hampton (0-5). Only one of the singles matches reached a third set with the Bucs taking the other five singles in straight sets. Tiffany Pyritz and Liz Williams only surrendered one game in their 6-0, 6-1 wins and Michelle Schmitz and Madalina Man lost just two games in Schmitz's 6-1, 6-1 win and Man's 6-2, 6-0 win.
In doubles, Ericson and Kimberley Koerner finished off their doubles match 6-1 with Madalina Man and Pyritz winning 6-3 shortly after. Hampton's only match victory of the day came on a Yulia Kapitanova and Viktoria Ljungman doubles win by a score of 7-5.
Flippa Ericson's singles match was the only one to go three sets. She fought back from dropping the first set 6-7 to win the 6-2 in the second and win the breaker 10-4.
Charleston So. 7, Hampton University 0
1. MAN, Madalina (CSU-W) def. KAPITANOVA, Yulia (HAM-W) 6-2, 6-0
2. ERICSON, Filippa (CSU-W) def. SLOCOMBE, Cherise (HAM-W) 6-7, 6-2, 10-4
3. SCHMITZ, Michelle (CSU-W) def. TURNER, Kiah (HAM-W) 6-1, 6-1
4. KOERNER, Kimberley (CSU-W) def. MULLINS, Haley (HAM-W) 6-2, 6-2
5. PYRITZ, Tiffany (CSU-W) def. LJUNGMAN, Viktoria (HAM-W) 6-0, 6-1
6. WILLIAMS, Liz (CSU-W) def. D'AUVERGNE, Julia (HAM-W) 6-0, 6-1
1. MAN, Madalina/PYRITZ, Tiffany (CSU-W) def. TURNER, Kiah/SLOCOMBE, Cherise (HAM-W) 6-3
2. KAPITANOVA, Yulia/LJUNGMAN, Viktoria (HAM-W) def. SCHMITZ, Michelle/WILLIAMS, Liz (CSU-W) 7-5
3. ERICSON, Filippa/KOERNER, Kimberley (CSU-W) def. MULLINS, Haley/D'AUVERGNE, Julia (HAM-W) 6-1
Match Notes: Hampton University 0-5 Charleston So. 4-4 Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,6,3,1,5)
News & Notes
- Ericson, Koerner, and Schmitz all picked up their fourth singles wins of the season in CSU's victory over the Pirates.
- CSU picked up its fourth consecutive win after starting the season with four losses.
- Filippa Ericson and Kimberley Koerner picked up their team-leading fifth doubles win on the year.
The Buccaneers will continue their homestand on Monday as Campbell makes the trip to Charleston for a Monday afternoon Big South matchup. First serve is set for 1 p.m. from the Buccaneer Tennis Complex.