Vanderbilt blows by Indiana 4-0 to move ahead to Round 2 of tournament
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Vanderbilt breezed to a 4-0 win against Indiana to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.
The Commodores jumped out to an early 1-0 lead after taking the doubles point. Ashleigh Antal and Marie Casares defeated Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy at the No. 2 position 8-4. In No. 3 doubles, Frances Altick and Georgina Sellyn downed Katie Klyczek and Sophie Garre, by a score of 8-4 as well.
Sellyn then extended Vanderbilt's lead to 2-0 after a win in No. 3 singles. Sellyn defeated Carolyn Chupa in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. The win makes Sellyn 23-9 overall this season and 17-7 in dual action.
After three sets, Antal brought the Commodores within a point of clinching the match. The sophomore defeated Garre, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2, to give Antal her team-leading 24th overall singles win of the season. She is 19-5 during dual play.
Altick clinched the win with her victory against Jithmie Jayawickrema in No. 6 singles. She won in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3.