Lee's double's teams set the pace for coach Tony Cavett club, sweeping the doubles and taking the 3-0 lead. After Kelsey Gray and Emily Orist and Annie Sandberg and Tara Garner won easily in the No. 1 and 2 doubles, Sara Anic and Kassidy Sherlin claimed an 8-4 decision.
It took Gray three sets to take care of UAH's Giannina Mulky in the No. 1 singles (6-4, 2-6, 6-2, but the remaining five Lady Flames breezed to victories.
The University of Alabama-Huntsville claimed the opening three doubles matches and claimed a 7-2 victory over the Lee Flames on Saturday afternoon at the DeVos Tennis Center.
The Flames battled back to win the No. 1 singles when Michael Yokosuk defeated Huntsville's Daniel Canellas, 6-0, 6-4. However, the Chargers claimed the next four singles matches before Andre Ishida won the No. 6 singles, 5-7, 6-4, and 10-6 in the tie-breaker. Zach Smith also put up a valiant fight in the No. 4 singles before falling to Guilermo Reyes, 6-4, 7-6, (7-3).
Things do not get any easier for the 0-2 Flames. They will travel to Chattanooga on Thursday and face the UTC Mocs in a contest scheduled for 2:30.
Gray/Orist (Lee) def. Mulky/Carvajah, 8-0
Sandberg/Garner (Lee) def. Pacheco/Lawton, 8-2
Anic/Sherlin (Lee) def. McDonald/Bevis, 8-4
Kelsey Gray (Lee) def. Giannina Mulky, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
Annie Sandberg (Lee) def. Maria Lawton, 6-2, 6-3
Emily Orist (Lee) def. Amanda Sipple, 6-1, 6-2
Tara Garner (Lee) def. Lina Carvajah, 6-2, 6-0
Sara Anic (Lee) def. Alejandra Pacheco, 6-0, 6-2
Kassidy Sherlin (Lee) def. Amanda Bevis, 6-0, 6-2
Canellas/Kano (UAH) def. Yokosuk/Gamble, 8-2
Oliviera/Reyes (UAH) def. Molineiro/Smith, 8-1
Medeiros/Belcher (UAH) def. Ishida/Hewgley, 8-3
Michael Yokosuk (Lee) def. Daniel Canellas, 6-0, 6-4
Christopher Kano (UAH) def. Richard Gamble, 7-5, 6-1
Raphael Oliviera (UAH) def. Renan Molineiro, 7-5, 6-1
Guilermo Reyes (UAH) def. Zach Smith, 6-4, 7-6, (7-3)
Bruno Medeiros (UAH) def. Marcelo Martinelli, 6-1, 6-4
Andre Ishida (Lee) def. Jordan Belcher, 5-7, 6-4 (10-6)