ASHEVILLE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - No. 2 Charleston Southern advanced to the semifinals of the Big South Conference Championship with a 4-0 victory over No. 7 Campbell Thursday afternoon at the Asheville Racquet Club South.
CSU took charge right away with two easy wins in doubles to earn a 1-0 lead. The No. 1 flight of Yvonne Hubler and Olga Makhova won, 8-3, while the No. 2 team of Marija Dzakovic and Alexander Walters won, 8-0.
The Buccaneers controlled singles action as Makhova won at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-1, and Hubler won at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-2. Alia Nour finished the match for Charleston Southern with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 6 singles.
The Lady Bucs (16-3) will face the winner of the Coastal Carolinavs. Liberty match on Friday at 1 p.m. in the semifinals.
Charleston Southern 4, Campbell 0
1. MAKHOVA, Olga (CSUW) def. CHERNAYA, Karolina (CAMW) 6-3, 6-1
2. SIDORENKO, Angelica (CSUW) vs. AFRIDI, Natasha (CAMW) 6-0, 4-3, unfinished
3. HUBLER, Yvonne (CSUW) def. STANIC, Tamara (CAMW) 6-1, 6-2
4. DZAKOVIC, Marija (CSUW) vs. NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) 4-6, 6-3, unfinished
5. WALTERS, Alexandra (CSUW) vs. YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 6-2, 3-2, unfinished
6. NOUR, Alia (CSUW) def. GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) 6-1, 6-1
1. HUBLER, Yvonne/MAKHOVA, Olga (CSUW) def. CHERNAYA, Karolina/NIKOLOVA, Borislava (CAMW) 8-3
2. DZAKOVIC, Marija/WALTERS, Alexandra (CSUW) def. STANIC, Tamara/YEGOREYCHENKO, Katya (CAMW) 8-0
3. NOUR, Alia/SIDORENKO, Angelica (CSUW) vs. AFRIDI, Natasha/GOMAR, Anais (CAMW) 6-2, unfinished