NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont Women's Tennis team had its second sweep of the season defeating Western Kentucky University 7-0 Saturday night at Ensworth High School Tennis Center.
With the Hilltoppers only having five players, the match was set for just two doubles and five singles matches.
The Bruins grabbed an early 2-0 lead against WKU winning at No. 2 doubles. Erin Allen and Lauren Carelli defeated Zeniece Charles-Hall and Judit Gonzalez Agud 7-5. The Bruins only needed to win one doubles match to win the point since with WKU ultimately defaulted a point due to no sixth player.
In singles, Belmont won all five matches giving the Bruins a win.
Up next for the Bruins includes a neutral site match against Central Arkansas on Friday in Clarksville. The match against UCA is set for 8:45 a.m. CT.
Belmont 7, Western Kentucky 0
1. Drew Hawkins (BEL) def. Laura Bernardos (WKU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Erin Allen (BEL) def. Lisa Friess (WKU) 2-6, 6-4, 13-11
3. Peyton Lee (BEL) def. Judit Gonzalez Agud (WKU) 6-2, 6-2
4 Sarah Brackin (BEL) def. Zeniece Charles-Hall (WKU) 6-2, 2-6, 10-4
5. Terra Sheldon (BEL) def. Kayla Dilger (WKU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Maria Plaksina (BEL) won by default