Furman Hands Women's Tennis 7-0 Defeat

Friday, March 30, 2001

Johnson City, Tenn. -- The East Tennessee State women's tennis team dropped a hard fought match to the Furman Lady Paladins, 7-0 in tennis action this afternoon.

At No. 1 singles, Mami Inoue dropped the closest match of the day to Furman's Megan Dunigan 6-3,6-1 after having a portion of the match moved inside the Memorial Center due to rain. The Bucs fortunes did not get any better as Jessica Irey dropped her match with Meredith Moore 6-0,6-0, at No. 2 singles. At No. 3 singles, Furman's Gene Holman defeated Cara Prupas 6-2,6-0. Freshman Tatiana Arriaran was defeated by Natalie The, 6-1,6-1 at No. 4 singles. Emelie Isaksson handily defeated Aimee Villavicencio 6-0,6-0 at No. 5 singles. The final singles match of the afternoon was won by Krista Thomson. She defeated ETSU's Susan Torbett 6-0,6-1 at No. 6 singles.

Doubles competition saw the team of Inoue and Irey drop an 8-1 decision to Furman's Dunigan and Moore. Prupas and Arriaran also dropped their No. 2 doubles match to Holman and The, by an 8-0 count. At No. 3 doubles, Villavicencio and Torbett could not overcome Thomson and Shellie Cochran, losing 8-3.

With the loss, the Bucs drop to 5-6 on the season and 2-1 in the Southern Conference. The Bucs will return to action Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. as they host Southern Conference foe Western Carolina at the ETSU Tennis Center.

Singles 1. Megan Dunigan (FU) def. Mami Inoue (ETSU) 6-3,6-1 2. Meredith Moore (FU) def. Jessica Irey (ETSU) 6-0,6-0 3. Gene Holman (FU) def. Cara Prupas (ETSU) 6-2,6-0 4. Natalie The (FU) def. Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU) 5. Emelie Isaksson (FU) def. Aimee Villavicencio (ETSU) 6-0, 6-0 6. Krista Thomson (FU) def. Susan Torbett (ETSU) 6-0,6-1

Doubles 1. Dunigan/Moore (FU) def. Inoue/Irey (ETSU) 8-1 2. Holman/The (FU) def. Prupas/Arriaran (ETSU) 8-0 3. Thomson/Shellie Cochran (FU) def. Villavicencio/Torbett (ETSU) 8-3

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