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No. 6 North Carolina picks up wins against Norfolk State, ECU

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina cruised to a pair of wins on Wednesday over Norfolk State and East Carolina from the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

The Tar Heels won 7-0 against Norfolk State and 6-0 against the Pirates.

Kate Vialle had an extremely successful day for North Carolina (8-2). She teamed with Laura Slater for a pair of doubles victories, and then lost only one point in winning two singles matches at No. 3 singles. She won 6-0, 6-1 against Norfolk State and then was the first to finish in singles against East Carolina with a 6-0, 6-0 victory.

Jamie Loeb. the No. 1 ranked singles player in the county, scored two more victories to run her record to 28-2 this season.

Tessa Lyons won both her matches at No. 4 singles, while Slater did the same at #6 singles.

No. 2 UCLA 7, No. 26 Pepperdine 0

LOS ANGELES -- After suffering a tough loss in the final of the National Team Indoors last week, the second-ranked UCLA women's tennis team got back in the win column on Wednesday afternoon, dispatching of No. 26 Pepperdine 7-0 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

UCLA thoroughly dominated doubles play on Wednesday, claiming the point after a pair of 8-0 victories at court Nos. 1 and 2. After second-ranked Robin Anderson and Jennifer Brady didn't surrender a single game against Lorraine Guillermo and Pattaraporn Salirathavibhaga at court No. 1, 29th-ranked Catherine Harrison and Kyle McPhillips followed suit, also posting a shutout at the No. 2 spot. UCLA was up 5-4 at court No. 3, however that match was suspended once the point was clinched.