Barton women’s tennis shut outs Edinboro, 7-0, for second straight victory

Barton senior Daria Avram won at both first singles and first doubles for the Bulldogs in a 7-0 victory over Edinboro at home.  Photo by Matt Proseus
Barton senior Daria Avram won at both first singles and first doubles for the Bulldogs in a 7-0 victory over Edinboro at home. Photo by Matt Proseus

WILSON, N.C. – The Barton women's tennis team (5-3) won its second straight match with a 7-0 shutout victory over Edinboro (Pa.) (0-6) Saturday morning at the Bulldogs complex.

Three Bulldogs – senior Daria Avram (Buzau, ROMANIA), junior Marissa Stevenson (Kirk Michael, ISLE OF MAN) and senior Vanessa Sanoja (Bolivar, VENEZUELA) – triumphed at both singles and doubles action as Barton picked up the easy home victory. 

Avram was once again playing No. 1 for the Bulldogs, beating the Fighting Scots' Laura Lopez (Bogota, COLUMBIA) by a 6-2, 6-3 score at first singles.

Stevenson, the current Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis Player of the Week, remained perfect on the season:  6-0 in singles competition (all at No. 2) and 4-0 in doubles action (playing at No. 1).

Barton remains at home to host Shaw Monday at 2:00 p.m., while Edinboro takes on Wagner (Fla.) in the Spring Tennis Fest on Sunday, March 3, at 1:00 p.m., in Hilton Head Island, S.C.