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Clare Cox earned wins at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles in Saturday's win at Wofford.
Courtesy: Tyler Buckwell
Women's Tennis Tops Terriers
Courtesy: Appalachian State Sports Information
Release: Saturday 04/05/2014 (ET)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Appalachian State University women's tennis won the doubles point and cruised to a 5-2 win over Wofford in Southern Conference action on Saturday at the Reeves Tennis Center.

The Mountaineers (6-15, 2-6 SoCon) took an early 1-0 lead by winning the doubles points and took four of six singles matches to top the Terriers (5-13, 1-7).

Appalachian's No. 2 doubles team of Clare Cox/McKayla Zupan earned an 8-1 win while it No. 3 tandem of Brianna Armellino/Megan Mullen came away with an 8-5 victory.

In singles play, Jessica Thaggard was the first to finish off her opponent at No. 5 by a final of 6-2, 6-2 while Armellino earned a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 4. Cox picked up a win at No. 1 (7-6 (7-3), 6-0) and Gabrielle Wreder came away with a victory at the No. 3 spot (6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-4).

The Mountaineers return to action on Sunday when they take on Western Carolina at 2:30 p.m. at the Appalachian tennis Courts.

Appalachian State 5, Wofford 2
Apr 05, 2014 at Spartanburg, S.C. (Reeves Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Clare Cox (APP) def. Sarah Evans (WOF) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
2. Audrey Coventry (WOF) def. Mackenzie LaSure (APP) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
3. Gabrielle Wreder (APP) def. Julia Paulson (WOF) 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-4
4. Brianna Armellino (APP) def. Mareli Sanchez (WOF) 6-3, 7-5
5. Jessica Thaggard (APP) def. Taylor Carlson (WOF) 6-2, 6-2
6. Kalli Karas (WOF) def. Megan Mullen (APP) 6-0, 5-7, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Sarah Evans/Julia Paulson (WOF) def. Mackenzie LaSure/Gabrielle Wreder (APP) 8-5
2. Clare Cox/McKayla Zupan (APP) def. Taylor Carlson/Kalli Karas (WOF) 8-1
3. Brianna Armellino/Megan Mullen (APP) def. Emily Erickson/Mareli Sanchez (WOF) 8-5
Match Notes
Appalachian State 6-15, 2-6 SoCon
Wofford 5-13, 1-7 SoCon
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,2,4,1,3,6)
T-3:30 A-27


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