Women’s tennis swept during weekend play

Kaitlin Sells

The Georgia Southern women’s tennis team went 0-2 on weekend play after traveling to the Carolinas to take on conference opponents.

Appalachian State (L, 1-4)

The first opponent the Eagles saw on the weekend was long-time rivals, the App State Mountaineers who took the win over GS 4-1.

The Mountaineers came out strong by taking the doubles point early on after collecting wins over Eagle duos junior Paula Boixader and freshman Luisa Hrda as well as senior Lindsay Truscott and sophomore Charlotte Van Diemen.

On the singles court, Boixader was the only Eagle to collect a win and earn GS their only point of the match as she took the match 6-2, 6-4, respectively.

Coastal Carolina (L, 2-4)

The Eagles concluded their weekend play taking on the CCU Chanticleers who ended up taking the win over GS 4-2.

Doubles team Truscott and Van Diemen earned a 6-0 win on the court but it wasn’t enough as Boixader and Hrda were taken down 6-1 as well as senior Emilia Bujan and junior Arianne De Winter were defeated 6-3, earning CCU the doubles point.

Hrda fought like fire on the singles court and took her match 6-2, 6-3, respectively. Freshman Elizabeth Goines was the other Eagle to collect the second point for the Eagles after going 6-3, 6-3 on the court.

The Eagles will be back in action as they play their last regular-season matches at home both Saturday and Sunday, taking on the University of South Alabama and the University of Troy.

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Sports Editor, gasports@georgiasouthern.