Women's tennis blanks UAPB in opener
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Women's tennis blanks UAPB in opener
Tarsha de Souza registered singles and doubles victory in CU's 7-0 win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis swept singles and doubles matches without losing a game in Friday’s season-opening 7-0 victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Nashville, Tenn.

The Phoenix won both contested doubles outings, 6-0, with Angelica Sepulveda and Tarsha de Souza defeating Tia Thomas and Brently Sargent at No. 1 and Trinidad Aguirre and Jasmine Shankar doing the same against Courtney Brand and Lauren Corby at No. 2.

In singles Sepulveda won at No. 1 over Sargent, while de Souza claimed a victory at No. 2 versus Thomas. Sarah Edwards posted a win at No. 3 against Corby and Franki Jecker registered a win at No. 4 over Brand.

Cumberland plays at Belmont next Friday at 4 p.m.

Cumberland 7, Arkansas-Pine Bluff

1. Angelica Sepulveda (CU) def. Brently Sargent (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
2. Tarsha de Souza (CU) def. Tia Thomas (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
3. Sarah Edwards (CU) def. Lauren Corby (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
4. Franki Jecker (CU) def. Courtney Brand (UAPB), 6-0, 6-0
5. Trinidad Aguirre (CU) won by default
6. Jasmine Shankar (CU) won by default

1. Sepulveda-de Souza (CU) def. Thomas-Sargent (UAPB), 6-0
2. Aguirre-Shankar (CU) def. Brand-Corby (UAPB), 6-0
3. Jecker-Edwards (CU) won by default