Coker sweeps Lees-McRae, 9-0

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LINVILLE, N.C. --- The Coker College women's tennis team swept both doubles and singles play on Sunday afternoon en route to a 9-0 win over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play at Grandfather Mountain Country Club.

Coker's (4-3, 3-0 CC) duo of Alyssa Blanchard and Stephanie Medley kicked off the day with an 8-5 win over Lees-McRae's (0-4, 0-2 CC) pairing of Lyndsay Peagram (Greensboro, N.C.) and Samantha Wohlers (Windsor, Ontario, Canada). Cora Berna and Kayla Meermans defeated Kelsey Hiatt (My. Airy, N.C.) and Raven Harris (St. Pauls, N.C.) by a score of 8-1, as Coker was awarded the third doubles flight by default.

Blanchard gave Coker a 4-0 advantage with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Peagram at No. 1 singles, as Berna defeated Wohlers, 6-4, 6-3 in the second singles flight. Medley won the third flight, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 over Hiatt, while Faith Baxley rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 10-2 victory against Harris. Coker was awarded the fifth and sixth flights by default.

Lees-McRae returns to the courts on Wednesday, March 14 when the Bobcats travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take on Queens University of Charlotte in conference play at 12 p.m.

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