KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (September 17, 2006) - The ETSU women's tennis team found success Sunday as they wrapped up play at the St. Mary's Classic. The Lady Bucs won four of their six singles matches.
In third flight singles action, Yevgeniya Stupak (
"I'm real happy with Yevgeniya's progress and play in her first college tournament," said head coach Steve Brooks. "Tara also had a good solid win over Conner Vogel who was a highly recruited player out of
Meanwhile, Elena Volobueva (
"Elena won her first set, but then had a little hiccup in her second set, but regained her confidence in the third set and just did really well," said Brooks.
Competing in flight six action, Vita Moskaliova (
"Vita played extremely well, after she dropped the first set, she came back fought hard and won the second set," said Brooks. "In the third set she was down, but found her confidence and didn't lose a single game after that."
In top flight action, junior Olya Batsula (
"Olya dropped her first set and was just feeling really sore. We're just not used to playing all these matches in a row yet. She came back and fought really hard and took the second set and was up in the third set but Dancevic was just able to convert to take the match," commented Brooks. "Masha finally began to show signs of herself. It took her five sets to start getting her groove back and in her sixth set she started playing like she normally does."
"Overall we ended up doing well in the tournament. We're looking forward to practicing hard and going to wake
The Lady Bucs will hit the road again as they travel to