Blue Raiders clinch MSC Regular-Season Championship with shutout win against the Cavaliers
WISE, Va. -- The 12th ranked Lindsey Wilson women's tennis team clinched the Mid-South Conference Regular-Season Championship in style, shutting out Virginia-Wise 9-0 on Saturday at the Jim Humphreys Tennis Complex.
The Blue Raiders (11-3, 6-0 MSC) didn't drop a set in the match and had only one scare in singles play.
While every other match was lopsided in Lindsey Wilson's favor, Rocio Cardo had to finish off Melissa Blackburn 6-2, 7-6 (0) at No. 6.
The Cavaliers (6-5, 2-3 MSC) fell behind 3-0 after doubles play with Lindsey Wilson dropping just one game.
Trina Slapeka and Slavica Milanovic won 8-0 at No. 1 against Brianna Stallard and Mary Jo Stallard. Diana Gerlakh and Laura Vergara teamed at No. 2 for an 8-1 win against Whitney Bolling and Megan Buchanan.
Anna Gaprindashvili and Rocio Cardo wrapped up the doubles sweep at No. 3 with an 8-0 win against Lauren Powers and Kayla Kilgore.
Gerlakh finished first in singles at the No. 2 seed, beating Brianna Stallard 6-0, 6-2, while the third-seeded Milanovic clinched the win with a 6-1, 6-3 decision against Buchanan to put the Blue Raiders up 5-0.
Lindsey Wilson returns to action at 1 p.m. CT on Tuesday, April 10 against Cumberland (Tenn.) at the Henry Baughman Tennis Complex.