WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. - Appalachian State women's tennis earned its second victory over a three day tournament; today's win against opponent Liberty University.
The Mountaineers (3-1) handed Liberty (0-1) a 6-1 defeat at Greenbrier resort on Sunday, leaving the tournament with back-to-back wins.
In doubles play, the Mountaineer pair of Ellie Linsell and McKenzie LaSure joined for a victory once again as they defeated the Lady Flames' Alexsandra Sheeran and Rebekah Jenkins (9-7) in the No. 1 position. App State doubles Jennifer Ansari and Clare Cox matched up against Jessie Boda and Brittany Yang at the No. 2 spot, while Gabriela Celi and Brianna Amerllino faced Cameron Richard and Valerie Thong in No. 3 doubles; both Mountaineer pairs earning 8-6 victories over Liberty.
Appalachian played well in singles action, as well, as LInsell served Sheeran a loss in No. 1 singles (6-4, 6-0) and Cox defeated Richard for the No. 2 spot (6-4, 6-4). Brittany Yang earned the lone point for Liberty when she defeated Ansari at the No. 3 position (6-3, 6-2). Appalachian remained focused on a win, however, with Jessica Thaggard taking the No. 4 spot for the Mountaineers against Valerie Thong (6-2, 6-2), and Celi defeating Annisha Domenech (6-2, 7-5) for a victory in the No. 6 position.
The Mountaineers will return home to host Radford on February 9 at 3 p.m, followed by North Carolina Central on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.
Appalachian State 6, Liberty 1
Jan 27, 2013 at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.
1. Ellie Linsell (APP) def. Alexandra Sheeran (LIB) 6-4, 6-0
2. Clare Cox (APP) def. Cameron Richard (LIB) 6-4, 6-4
3. Brittany Yang (LIB) def. Jennifer Ansari (APP) 6-3, 6-2
4. Brianna Amerllino (APP) def. Nicola Wellman (LIB) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jessica Thaggard (APP) def. Valerie Thong (LIB) 6-2, 6-2
6. Gabriela Celi (APP) def. Annisha Domenech (LIB) 6-2, 7-5
|1. Ellie Linsell/Mackenzie LaSure (APP) def. Alexandra Sheeran/Rebekah Jenkins (LIB) 9-7|
|2. Jennifer Ansari/Clare Cox (APP) def. Jessie Boda/Brittany Yang (LIB) 8-6|
|3. Gabriela Celi/Brianna Amerllino (APP) def. Cameron Richard/Valerie Thong (LIB) 8-6|Match Notes