Women's tennis falls at UNF, 4-3

Saturday, March 05, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Mar. 4, 2011) - The ETSU women's tennis team dropped the crucial doubles point before splitting the six singles matches and the Bucs fell to UNF, 4-3 Friday afternoon in the A-Sun opener for both teams.

"Today the doubles point was the difference," said ETSU Assistant Coach Travis Sandlant. "In order for us to improve we have a lot of work to do. We will possibly make some changes to give us the edge in the doubles area."

UNF (3-2, 1-0 A-Sun) got off to the quick start, claiming the doubles point early with wins at the No. 2 and 3 positions. The Bucs did get a win from the No. 1 position as the duo of Paula Jaime (Madrid, Spain) and Karina Kedzo (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela)
knocked off Danielle Day and Melanie Aguirre, 8-6.

In singles play, the Bucs (2-5, 0-1 A-Sun) earned victories at the No. 3, 4, and 6 positions. At No. 3, Marine Wieliczko (Rouen, France) won a hard fought match over Victoria Krook, 2-6, 6-3, (10-6).

Kedzo picked up a straight set victory at the No. 4 position as she defeated Aguirre, 6-0, 6-2. The third singles victory for the Bucs came at the No. 6 spot as Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) got past Melinda Doak, 7-5, 6-2. Voinea and Wieliczko are a team-best 5-2 during the spring dual season. Voinea owns the best overall mark on the squad as she is 15-7 on the season.

The Bucs return to action tomorrow to take on Jacksonville beginning at 10 a.m.

For more information on the ETSU women's tennis team please go to ETSUBucs.com and click on the women's tennis link. Also, be sure to follow ETSU Athletics on
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UNF 4, ETSU 3
Singles
No. 1 Aline Berkenbrock (UNF) def. Kelly Holtzhausen (ETSU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 2 Danielle Day (UNF) def. Paula Jaime (ETSU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 3 Marine Wieliczko (ETSU) def. Victoria Krook (UNF) 2-6, 6-3, (10-6)
No. 4 Karina Kedzo (ETSU) def. Melanie Aguirre (UNF) 6-0, 6-2
No. 5 Simona Weymar (UNF) def. Diana Navrostska (ETSU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Andra Voinea (ETSU) def. Melinda Doak (UNF) 7-5, 6-2
Doubles
No. 1 Jaime/Kedzo (ETSU) def. Day/Aguirre (UNF) 8-6
No. 2 Berkenbrock/Weymar (UNF) def.Giulia Andreazza/Holtzhausen (ETSU) 8-2
No. 3 Krook/Doak (UNF) def. Wieliczko/Navrostska (ETSU) 8-4

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