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WISE, Va. – The University of Pikeville women’s tennis team grabbed a pair of wins at the top of the singles order, but the rest of the match belonged to UVa.-Wise with a 7-2 win on its home courts on Thursday at the Jim Humphreys Tennis Complex.

Mounia Sami provided the first UPIKE win with a 7-5, 6-0 decision at No. 1 singles against Brianna Stallard, while Thais Bezerra got the other win for the Bears at the No. 2 seed, topping Bailey Christoforato 6-7, 6-4, 11-9.

The other singles matches were handled by the Cavaliers in straight sets with third-seeded Shae Criswell coming the closest for the Bears with a 6-3. 7-5 loss to Mary Jo Stallars.

UVa.-Wise swept the doubles points, winning 8-4 at the top seed and 8-3 at No. 2, while earning a default win at the No. 3 seed.

UVa.-Wise 7, UPIKE 2

Thursday at Jim Humphreys Tennis Compex (Wise, Va.)


1. Mounia Sami (UPIKE) def. Brianna Stallard (UVAW) 7-5, 6-0

2. Thais Bezerra (UPIKE) def. Bailey Christoforato (UVAW) 6-7, 6-4, 11-9

3. Mary Jo Stallard (UVAW) def. Shae Criswell (UPIKE) 6-3, 7-5

4. Rose Bennett (UVAW) def. Kennedy King (UPIKE) 8-2

5. Andi Kilgore (UVAW) def. Hyden McHenry (UPIKE) 6-0, 6-2


1. Mary Jo Stallard/Brianna Stallard (UVAW) def. Sami/Bezerra (UPIKE) 8-4

2. Christoforato/Haley Thacker (UVAW) def. Criswell/King (UPIKE) 8-3

Match Notes

Pikeville: 1-6, 1-1 MSC; National Ranking: UR

UVa-Wise: 8-9, 3-4 ME; National Ranking: UR

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