Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

September 12, 2012

BSC tennis edges Concord for second win of season

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield State College women’s tennis team earned their second win of the season Tuesday afternoon with a 5-4 win over in-county rival Concord University in their home opener at Bluefield City Courts.

The Lady Blues (2-1 WVIAC) grabbed a 2-1 lead after doubles action as their No. 1 (Isabella Cubillos/ Marijana Gjorgevska) and No. 2 doubles teams (Tafadzwa Mawisire/ Marta Briales) won their matches convincingly 8-1 respectively.

The Mountain Lions (0-2 WVIAC) were able to stave off a BSC sweep in doubles with a win an 8-4 win by Kirby Mustard and Christine Knable at No. 3 doubles flight.

In singles play, Cubillos remained undefeated for the season, winning the No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-1. Gjorgeivska extended BSC’s lead to 4-1 with a 6-3, 6-0 win in the No. 2 singles match.

The Mountain Lions climbed back into the match after Hannah Faege defeated Briales 6-4, 6-1 in the No. 4 singles flight to put the match at 4-2. The Lady Blues were able to clinch the victory after Mawisire won the No. 3 singles match 6-2, 6-0.

Hannah Grove and Knable won the No. 5 and No. 6 singles matches respectively for Concord.

The Lady Blues will return to action Saturday, when they travel to Fairmont State for a noon match with the Fighting Falcons followed by a match with West Liberty.

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