Appalachian State Defeats Women's Tennis, 5-2

Saturday, March 23, 2002

Johnson City, Tenn. (March 23, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's tennis team (1-12, 0-3 SoCon) lost 5-2 to Southern Conference opponent, Appalachian State (4-7, 1-2 SoCon), on a cool Sunday afternoon at the ETSU Tennis Center. Sophomore Jessica Irey (Clewiston, Fla.) and freshman Gemma Halim (Jakarta, Indonesia) scored the wins for the Bucs in conference play today. Appalachian State took the doubles point with three straight wins. The ETSU team of Irey and Halim fell to Tammy Beaulieu and Jennifer Fayad in a very competitive bout, 9-8(5). In the No. 2 spot, Aimee Villavicencio (Lexington, Ky.) and Tatiana Arriaran (Cochabamba, Bolivia) was defeated by Kasis Finkowska and Elena Berger. The final match went ASU's way with Donna Altenburger and Melissa Burgette defeating Heather Jones (Elizabethton, Tenn.) and Charmaine Luvis (Gastonia, N.C.), 8-0. In singles action, Irey wins her second match in two days when she defeated Berger at the No. 2 spot by the scores of 6-4, 7-6(7-5). In the No. 3 position, Halim downed Finkowska in two straight sets, 6-3, 6-3. At No. 1, Arriaran lost to Beaulieu, 6-2, 6-2. Fayad won her No. 4 match against Villavicencio, 7-5, 6-2. Jones lost to Altenburger at the No. 5 position, 6-3, 6-1. Burgette defeated Luvis to win the No. 6 match, 6-1, 6-2. The Bucs finish the weekend by hosting the University of Dayton Flyers on Sunday, March 24th at 1:00 p.m. outdoors at the ETSU Tennis Center. Appalachian State 5, ETSU 2 Singles: 1) Tammy Beaulieu (ASU) def. Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU) 6-2, 6-2 2) Jessica Irey (ETSU) def. Elena Berger (ASU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) 3) Gemma Halim (ETSU) def. Kasis Finkowska (ASU) 6-3, 6-3 4) Jennifer Fayad (ASU) def. Aimee Villavicencio(ETSU) 7-5, 6-2 5) Donna Altenburger (ASU) def. Heather Jones (ETSU) 6-3, 6-1 6) Melissa Burgette (ASU) def. Charmaine Luvis (ETSU) 6-1, 6-2 Doubles: 1) Beaulieu/Fayad (ASU) def. Irey/Halim (ETSU) 9-8(5) 2) Finkowska/Berger (ASU) def. Villavicencio/Arriaran (ETSU) 8-5 3) Altenburger/Burgette (ASU) def. Jones/Luvis (ETSU) 8-0 Team Records: Appalachian State (4-7, 1-2 SoCon) ETSU (1-12, 0-3 SoCon)
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTEN UNC Greensboro 1 Bristol, Tenn.
Apr 15 ETSU 6
BB Virginia Tech 6 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 15 ETSU 5
MTEN The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 17 ETSU 7
SB Furman 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 17 ETSU 1
SB Furman 7 9
Apr 17 ETSU 6
BB Samford 15 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 17 ETSU 4
MTEN Furman 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 18 ETSU 4
BB Samford 8 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 18 ETSU 4
SB Furman 12 6
Apr 18 ETSU 0
BB Samford 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 18 ETSU 4
MGOLF Southern Conference Championship Pinehurst, N.C.
Apr 19 Results
MGOLF Southern Conference Championship Pinehurst, N.C.
Apr 20 Results
MGOLF Southern Conference Championship Pinehurst, N.C.
Apr 21 1st of 8
BB Tennessee 14 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 21 ETSU 7
BB ETSU 4 Rock Hill, S.C.
Apr 22 Winthrop 8