Phoenix tennis blanked by AUM
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Phoenix tennis blanked by AUM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland dropped all three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets in a 9-0 defeat to 30th-ranked Auburn Montgomery here Wednesday in women’s tennis action.

The Warhawks (14-3) started the match quickly, taking all three doubles outings.

Alejandra Gil and Iris Verweij defeated Jasmine Shankar and Marta Ferrando Pea, 8-0, at No. 3 before Kelly Southwind and Celine Lenertz won 8-3 at No. 2 over Sarah Edwards and Beleń Salazar Yańez. Paula Diaz and Anna Rudolfova posted an 8-4 victory at No. 1 against Franki Jecker and Ainhoa Garjio Garrido.

In singles Lenertz was off first with a 6-0, 6-1, win at No. 4 over Shankar and Gil collected a 6-1, 6-0, victory at No. 5 versus Edwards. Verweij registered a 6-2, 6-2, triumph at No. 3 against Jecker and Southwind defeated 28th-ranked Garjio Garrido, 6-3, 6-0, at No. 1.

Rudolfova recorded a 6-1, 6-0, win versus Trinidad Aguirre at No. 6 before Diaz won a hard-fought match with Ferrando Pea at No. 2, 6-4, 6-4.

Cumberland (1-6) hosts the University of Pikeville at 10 a.m. on Sunday and Lindsey Wilson at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.

#30 Auburn Montgomery 9, Cumberland University 0

1. Kelly Southwind (AUM) def. #28 Ainhoa Garjio Garrido (CU), 6-3, 6-0
2. Paula Diaz (AUM) def. Maria Ferrando Pea (CU), 6-4, 6-4
3. Iris Verweij (AUM) def. Franki Jecker (CU), 6-2, 6-2
4. Celine Lenertz (AUM) def. Jasmine Shankar (CU), 6-0, 6-1
5. Alejandra Gil (AUM) def. Sarah Edwards (CU), 6-1, 6-0
6. Anna Rudolfova (AUM) def. Trinidad Aguirre (CU), 6-1, 6-0

1. Diaz-Rudolfova (AUM) def. Jecker-Garjio Garrido (CU), 8-4
2. Southwind-Lenertz (AUM) def. Edwards-Beleń Salazar Yańez (CU), 8-3
3. Gil-Verweij (AUM) def. Shankar-Ferrando Pea (CU), 8-0
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,5,3,1,6,2)