(April 13, 2006) - The Lady Bucs tennis team defeated Gardner-Webb, 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic-Sun conference tournament. The Lady Bucs are now 21-4 on the year and have collected their 13th sweep of the season.
In No. 1 doubles action, Masha Ilina (
With her victory in the No. 2 doubles position, freshman Tara Byrne broke the school record of 27 wins.
The Lady Bucs dominated the Bulldogs in singles with wins coming in the No. 1, 3, and 5 positions. Conference tournament play is suspended when one team has clenched the match. In No. 1 singles, Masha Ilina defeated Jenny Gomez, 6-0, 6-2 and Sandie Knight (
"We are playing really good tennis right now and if we continue to play this well then we should have fun this week, "said head coach Steve Brooks.
ETSU will face host-school Mercer tomorrow at 2 p.m. The Lady Bucs defeated Mercer, 7-0 on March 23 in
ETSU 4, GWU 0
No. 1- Masha Ilina (ETSU) def. Jenny Gomez (GWU) 6-0, 6-2
No. 2- Olya Batsula (ETSU) vs. Amy Beavers (GWU) DNF
No. 3- Sandie Knight (ETSU) def. Sara Zirnheld (GWU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4- Elena Volobueva (ETSU) vs. Monica Walser (GWU) DNF
No. 6- Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) vs. Tracey Tonsor (GWU) DNF
No. 1- Ilina/Ziolkowska (ETSU) def. Walser/Sigmon (GWU) 8-1
No. 2- Batsula/Byrne (ETSU) def. Zirnheld/Beavers (GWU) 8-2No. 3- Volobueva/Knight (ETSU) vs. Gomez/Pancia (GWU) DNF