PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville women’s tennis was on cruise control at home on Saturday, shutting out St. Catharine College 7-0 at Bob Amos Park.
The Bears were perfect in doubles action as Mounia Sami and Thais Bezerra routed Brittany Taylor and Sarah Pascoe 8-0 at the top seed, while second-seeded Shae Criswell and Kennedy King beat Chelsey Landrum and Shelby Rush by the same score.
Pikeville picked up a default win at the No. 5 seed to go up 3-0, followed by four straight-set singles wins to each the shutout.
Top-seeded Sami swept Taylor 6-0, 6-0 and Bezerra cruised past Pascoe at the No. 2 seed by the same score. St. Catharine finally won its first game in singles at the No. 3 spot as King beat Landrum 6-0, 6-1. The closest match of the day came in Michaela Hyden’s 6-3, 6-1 win over Rush at the No. 4 seed.
UPIKE 7, SCC 0
Saturday, April 5 at Bob Amos Park (Pikeville)
1. Mounia Sami (UPIKE) def. Brittany Taylor (SCC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Thais Bezerra (UPIKE) def. Sarah Pascoe (SCC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Kennedy King (UPIKE) def. Chelsey Landrum (SCC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Michaela Hyden (UPIKE) def. Shelby Rush (SCC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Shae Criswell (UPIKE def. Default (SCC)
1. Sami/Bezerra (UPIKE) def. Taylor/Pascoe (SCC) 8-0
2. Criswell/King (UPIKE) def. Landrum/Rush (SCC) 8-0
Pikeville: 2-7, 2-2 MSC; National Ranking: UR
St. Catharine: 0-6, 0-5 MSC; National Ranking: UR