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March 4, 2010
No. 2 Tar Heels Open ACC Play With Sweep Of NC State
No. 2 North Carolina opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 7-0 sweep of No. 42 NC State Thursday afternoon at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. UNC, which won its 12th straight regular season match against State, improves to 13-1 on the season, while the Wolfpack falls to 4-4. Katrina Tsang, Sanaz Marand, Jelena Durisic, Zoe De Bruycker and Shinann Featherston scored straight-set wins for the Tar Heels.
Carolina won the doubles point for the 13th time in 14 matches behind wins at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions. The sophomore duo of Haley Hemm and Jocelyn Ffriend were first off after an 8-1 victory at No. 3, before No. 8 Marand and Sophie Grabinski sealed the point with an 8-4 win at No. 2.
The Tar Heels showed off their strength up and down the lineup in singles with five of the six matches ending in straight sets.