HARTSVILLE, S.C. – After a week-long break the Coker women’s tennis team returned to the courts on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference match against Columbia College and in the processed picked up their third straight win. The Cobras defeated the Fighting Koalas of Columbia 9-0.

Coker got the match started by sweeping doubles play to take a 3-0 lead. The Cobras then ran through singles play to take the 9-0 victory. Alyssa Blanchard (Columbia, S.C.) earned her sixth consecutive victory at No. 1 singles, while Kendall Sigmon (Hilton Head, S.C.) came from behind to pick up a win at No. 4 singles.

The women will be back in action again on Saturday when they take on Limestone College in a Conference Carolinas match at Limestone starting at 1:00 p.m.

Coker (9) def. Columbia (0)
#1 Alyssa Blanchard (CC) def. Lilit Martirosyan (Col) 6-3, 6-4
#2 Cora Berna (CC) def. Danielle Cupid (Col) 6-2, 6-1
#3 Stephanie Medley (CC) def. Abbagayle Stevenson (Col) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Kendall Sigmon (CC) def. Raven Fair (Col) 6-7, 6-1, 12-10
#5 Faith Baxley (CC) def. Ashely Chapman (Col) 6-2, 7-5
#6 Brittanny Yando (CC) def. Danielle Beaumont (Col) 6-4, 6-4
#1 Blanchard/Medley (CC) def. Martirosyan/Cupid (Col) 8-3
#2 Sigmon/Berna (CC) def. Stevenson/Fair (Col) 8-1
#3 Yando/Baxley (CC) def. Chapman/Beaumont (Col) 8-2