Saturday, September 08, 2007
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2007) - The ETSU women's tennis team put the pedal to the metal early and cruised by its competition on day two of the UNC Wilmington Country Club of Landfall Collegiate Tennis Invitational Saturday afternoon. The trio of Olya Batsula (
"The girls played well today and I am very happy with the way they are competing," said head ETSU women's tennis coach Steve Brooks. "They are all representing ETSU well, and it's a great way to start the season."
ETSU's morning began with the partners of Batsula/Stupak running through doubles competition. First, the Bucs pair defeated UNC Greensboro's team of Valerie Behr and Jessica Eblen, 9-7, and then earned a spot into Sunday's finals by knocking off Maggie Yahner and Cathy Nimitz from the
The set of Buccaneer stars remained perfect in singles play as Batsula, Stupak and Voinea all won their matches respectively. For second time on Saturday, Batsula faced
The Bucs are guaranteed at least one final win tomorrow, as Voinea and Batsula face off against each other in the Navy Flight finals, while Stupak will represent ETSU in the championship match of the Teal Flight.
Competition has been moved up to 8 a.m. Sunday, due to the scheduled landfall of subtropical storm Gabrielle, which is on path to hit the
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