Columbus – The seventh ranked Columbus State University women's team lost just three games in singles action as they breezed past Montevallo 9-0 Sunday afternoon in a Peach Belt Conference match. The match took place at the Mary V. Blackmon Tennis Center on the campus of CSU.
The Lady Cougars (19-0, 9-0 PBC) were not challenged in doubles action winning all three matches handily. At first doubles, Paola Cigui and Milica Tomic defeated Lauren Blair and Helene Nordgreen 8-4. Carolin Weikard and Olivera Jokic had no problem at second doubles defeating Amy McGucken and Megan Stevens 8-1. In the final doubles match, Andrea Redrado and Renata Paiva blanked Yulia Shvetsova and Kiana Banks 8-0.
In singles play, 10th ranked Cigui did not drop a game to Nordgreen winning her match 6-0, 6-0 at first singles. Tomic continued the trend defeating Blair 6-0, 6-0 at second singles. Forty-ninth ranked Weikard dropped a game in each set but still had no problem taking down Stevens 6-1, 6-1. At fourth singles, Jokic flew past McGucken 6-0, 6-0.
Redrado played the final full match of the afternoon at fifth singles defeating Shvetsova 6-0, 6-0. Freshman Sandra Jung won the first set over Banks 6-0 before the UM (6-12, 0-8 PBC) player retired.
Columbus State will play its biggest regular season match of the year Tuesday, April 3 as they take on No. 3 Armstrong Atlantic State University. The Pirates are 14-0 on the season. The match will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Mary V. Blackmon Tennis Center on the campus of CSU.
1. #10 Paola Cigui (CSU) def. Helene Nordgreen (UM) - 6-0, 6-0
2. Milica Tomic (CSU) def. Lauren Blair (UM) – 6-0, 6-0
3. #49 Carolin Weikard (CSU) def. Megan Stevens (UM) - 6-1, 6-1
4. Olivera Jokic (CSU) def. Amy McGucken (UM) - 6-0, 6-0
5. Andrea Redrado (CSU) def. Yulia Shvetsova (UM) - 6-0, 6-0
6. Sandra Jung (CSU) def. Kiana Banks (UM) - 6-0, 1-0 retired
1. Cigui/Tomic (CSU) def. Blair/Nordgeen (UM) - 8-4
2. Weikard/Jokic (CSU) def. McGucken/Stevens (UM) - 8-1
3. Redrado/Renata Paiva (CSU) def. Shvetsova/Banks (UM) - 8-0