Nov. 3, 2013
ATHENS, Ga.—Georgia sealed a perfect weekend with three doubles wins and four singles wins on Sunday at the College of Charleston Halloween Challenge.
“What a great weekend for the team,” said head coach Jeff Wallace. “Everyone played outstanding doubles and singles and really performed at a high level all weekend. I’m really proud of how they competed.”
All three of the Bulldog doubles teams and five Georgia singles players were crowned flight champions.
In doubles, the second-ranked pair of Kate Fuller and Silvia Garcia beat Rachel Baker and Sophie Nelson of N.C. State, 8-1. Both Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase, ranked 50th in the country, and Mia King and Lilly Kimbell won 8-2, beating Kai Broomfield and Rachael Morales (Marshall) and Natalia Janowicz and Liza Fieldsend (N.C. State), respectively.
In singles, No. 14 Kowase won the flight three title after beating Mara Argyriou of College of Charleston, 6-3, 6-0. In flight four, Kimbell won the flight, topping Marshall’s Kai Broomfield, 6-3, 6-3. She finished the fall with 13-2 mark. In flight five, Fuller picked up her seventh win of the fall, beating Samantha Maddox of College of Charleston, 6-2, 6-4[. In flight six, King concluded the fall with a 7-2 record after overwhelming Marshall’s Rachael Morales, 6-1, 6-0. Herring’s Sunday scratched but won flight one after going 2-0.
This was the last full team competition of the fall for the Bulldogs. Herring, Kowase and Garcia will travel to New York next week for the ITA National Indoors.
Sunday, Nov. 2
Flight #1: Garcia/Fuller (Georgia) def. Rachel James-Baker/Sophie Nelson (NCState), 8-1
Flight #2: Herring/Kowase (Georgia) def. Kai Broomfiled/Rachael Morales (Marshall), 8-2
Flight #3: King/Kimbell (Georgia) def. Natalia Janowicz/Liza Fieldsend (NC State), 8-2
Sunday, Nov. 3
Flight #3: Maho Kowase (Georgia) def. Mara Argyriou (CofC), 6-3, 6-0
Flight #4: (10:30 a.m.) Lilly Kimbell (Georgia) def. Kai Broomfield (Marshall), 6-3, 6-3
Flight #5: Kate Fuller (Georgia) def. Samantha Maddox (CofC), 6-2, 6-4
Flight #6: Mia King (Georgia) def. Rachael Morales (Marshall), 6-1, 6-0