SAVANNAH, Ga. - The No. 4-ranked Armstrong State University women's tennis team notched a 9-0 Peach Belt Conference victory over No. 38-ranked Young Harris College on Saturday at the Armstrong Tennis Complex.
The Pirates improved to 17-3 overall and 9-1 in the PBC with the win, while Young Harris falls to 14-6 overall and 7-4 in the PBC with the loss. Armstrong State returns to action on Sunday, hosting Lander in a 10:00 a.m. PBC match.
The Pirates won all three doubles matches from the Mountain Lions, starting with Lena Lutzeier and Paula Boixader Roca's 8-1 win over Elin Rundcrantz and Eva Castiglioni at No. 1 doubles. Diana Stomlega and Tatjana Stoll defeated Carol Quevedo and Maria Puerta, 8-2, at No. 2 doubles, while Alice Patch and Tamri Chalaganidze edged Oriana Labaqui and Laura Sanchez, 8-6, at No. 3 doubles.
Armstrong State then won all six singles matches in straight sets from the Mountain Lions. No. 5-ranked Lutzeier bested Castiglioni, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 1 singles, with Boixader Roca downing Rundcrantz, 6-3, 6-0, at No. 2 singles. No. 17-ranked Stoll defeated Labaqui, 7-5, 6-1, at No. 3 singles with No. 22-ranked Stomlega downing Sanchez, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 4 singles. Patch picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win over Quevedo at No. 5 singles and Chalaganidze finished off the sweep with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Puerta at No. 6 singles.