CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves took care of business on Wednesday afternoon at Sunset Hills, winning the first match of the 2018 season in convincing fashion, taking down the visiting Fort Valley State Wildcats with a 9-0 victory.

Brooke Kane led the way on the day, picking up her first collegiate wins in the contest. The freshman played No. 1 singles and doubles, defeating Kariah Kelly 6-1 and 6-0 in singles play. She and partner Gabby Chanthaphaeng won in No. 1 doubles over Kelly and Tyricia Smith, taking an 8-4 victory. Chanthaphaeng also took the win in No. 2 singles, beating Smith 6-0 and 6-1. Chanthaphaeng's victory in doubles play moves her to within two wins of the career record at 24, and she now has 19 career singles victories, still third place all-time.

Shelby Brown and Meg Cummings took No. 2 doubles by an 8-2 count, with Brown taking down Brishon Bridges by a 6-1, 6-0 score in No. 3 singles. Cummings was strong in No. 4 singles play, defeating Cori Griffith 6-1, 6-0. The pair of Bailey McCammon and Jordan England won by default in No. 3 doubles, with McCammon winning the only straight set victory of the day, beating Rita Davis 6-0, 6-0. 

The Wolves are back in action on Friday and Saturday at home, taking on North Alabama on Friday at 2 p.m., followed by a non-conference battle with Georgia Southwestern on Saturday. 

West Georgia 9, Fort Valley State 0
Mar 07, 2018 at Carrollton, Ga. (Sunset Hills) 

Singles competition
1. Brooke Kane (UWG) def. Kariah Kelly (FVSU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Gabby Chanthaphaeng (UWG) def. Tyricia Smith (FVSU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Shelby Brown (UWG) def. Brishon Bridges (FVSU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Meg Cummings (UWG) def. Cori Griffith (FVSU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Bailey McCammon (UWG) def. Rita Davis (FVSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jordan England (UWG) def. No player (FVSU), by default
Doubles competition
1. Brooke Kane/Gabby Chanthaphaeng (UWG) def. Kariah Kelly/Tyricia Smith (FVSU) 8-4
2. Shelby Brown/Meg Cummings (UWG) def. Brishon Bridges/Cori Griffith (FVSU) 8-2
3. Bailey McCammon/Jordan England (UWG) def. No player/No player (FVSU), by default
Match Notes
Fort Valley State 3-6
West Georgia 1-7