April 5, 2005
Columbia, S.C. – The University of South Carolina women’s tennis team improved to 10-6 on the season with a 7-0 win against USC-Aiken on Tuesday at the Maxcy Gregg Tennis Facility. The loss dropped the Pacers to 12-7 on the season.
The dual match between the two schools started with singles as both coaches agreed to start the match with the six singles contest. Carolina took all six singles contest to sweep singles. Megan McGavock put the Gamecocks up 1-0 with a 6-0,6-1 win against Mayra Kaefer at No. 3 singles. Miranda Gutierrez took her match 6-1,6-0 at flight two over Nicole Copp. Justine Walsh added to the Gamecock total with a 6-0,6-0 win at four. Audrey George, a native of Aiken, clinched the match for USC with a 6-2,6-1 win over Elly Toth at six. Christyn Lucas took a 6-1,6-2 victory at the top singles position while Grace Blakely wrapped up the sweep with a 6-0,6-0 win at five.
Magda Wojdylo and Megan McGavock took No. 2 doubles 8-0 over Otavia Bastos and Nicole Copp. Christyn Lucas and Fallon Koon took No. 1 doubles with ease as they defeated Mayra Kaefer and Dominique Cassetori 8-1 to clinch the doubles point for USC. Audrey George and Justine Walsh finished off the doubles sweep with an 8-0 win at three.
The Gamecocks will return home to face the 43rd ranked Mississippi Rebels on Friday at 2:00 p.m. and Mississippi State on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The match on Sunday against the 22nd ranked Bulldogs will be Senior Day for the Gamecocks. Carolina will honor their three seniors before the match: Audrey George, Fallon Koon, and Magda Wojdylo.
South Carolina (10-6) 7
USC-Aiken (12-7) 0
1. Christyn Lucas (SC) d. Dominique Cassetori (USC-A) 6-1,6-2
2. Miranda Gutierrez (SC) d. Nicole Copp (USC-A) 6-1,6-0
3. Megan McGavock (SC) d. Mayra Kaefer (USC-A) 6-0,6-1
4. Justine Walsh (SC) d. Kerry Donovan (USC-A) 6-0,6-0
5. Grace Blakely (SC) d. Otavia Bastos (USC-A) 6-0,6-0
6. Audrey George (SC) d. Elly Toth (USC-A) 6-2,6-1
Order of Finish: 3,2,4,6,1,5
1. Christyn Lucas/Fallon Koon (SC) d. Mayra Kaefer/Dominique Cassetori (USC-A) 8-1
2. Magda Wojdylo/Megan McGavock (SC) d. Otavia Bastos/Nicole Copp (USC-A) 8-0
3. Audrey George/Justine Walsh (SC) d. Elly Toth/Kerry Donovan (USC-A) 8-0
Order of Finish: 2,1,3