Carolina (3-0) earned a pair of 6-0 victories to win the doubles point in a little over 20 minutes of work.
10th-ranked Caroline Price and Whitney Kay were the first to finish. Minutes later No. 12 Hayley Carter and Jamie Loeb wrapped up their match for the always important doubles point.
In singles play, Carolina got 6-0, 6-0 wins from Loeb at No. 1 and Price at No. 5.
Kay ended the match by winning at No. 3 singles, 6-2, 6-1.
All six Tar Heel singles players won their opening set against the Pioneers, who came into the match ranked 62nd in the country.
Carolina will host No. 31 Memphis on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Tigers took care of VCU, 4-2, in the first match at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center today. Denver and VCU will play tomorrow at 9 a.m.
The winner of the Carolina-Memphis match will advance to the 2014 ITA Indoor National Championship, held Nov. 7-10 in Charlottesville, Va. The Tar Heels are the defending champions after winning the programs first national title in 2013.
Tennis Match Results
Denver vs North Carolina
1/25/2014 at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
#3 North Carolina 4, #62 Denver 0
1. #2 Jamie Loeb (NC) def. Caroline Schnell (DU) 6-0, 6-0
2. #5 Hayley Carter (NC) vs. Maureen Slattery (DU) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished
3. #88 Whitney Kay (NC) def. Sonja Radosevic (DU) 6-2, 6-1
4. #118 Ashley Dai (NC) vs. Kathryn Hughes (DU) 6-2, 1-1, unfinished
5. Caroline Price (NC) def. Evy Van Genechten (DU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Kate Vialle (NC) vs. Charlotte Derbyshire (DU) 6-2, 2-2, unfinished
1. #10 Caroline Price/Whitney Kay (NC) def. Caroline Schnell/Evy Van Genechten (DU) 6-0
2. #12 Hayley Carter/Jamie Loeb (NC) def. Maureen Slattery/Sonja Radosevic (DU) 6-0
3. #42 Kate Vialle/Laura Slater (NC) vs. Kathryn Hughes/Michelle Garpenlov (DU) 5-1, unfinished
Denver 0-1; National ranking #62
North Carolina 3-0; National ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,5,3)