In No. 2 doubles action, Masha Ilina (
The Lady Bucs again dominated in singles action, winning four of the six sets. In No. 1 singles Masha Ilina defeated Marlene Chemin, 6-2, 6-2. Sophomores Elena Volobueva and Olya Batsula both had victories in the No. 3 and No. 4 positions. Volobueva defeated Elvira Yusupova, 6-1, 7-5 in the No. 3 position while Batsula defeated Ann-Kristin Siljestrom, 6-2, 7-6 (4). In No. 6 singles, senior Sandie Knight defeated Pooja Kommireddi, 8-5.
"I'm very happy for the win, I believe it's the first time ETSU has ever defeated Middle Tennessee. The girls all played well from top to bottom, we played well as a team and we are looking forward to getting back on the courts tomorrow," said head coach Steve Brooks.
The Lady Bucs are back in action tomorrow, at home, against Alabama A&M at noon and conference opponent
ETSU 5, MTSU 2
No. 1- Masha Ilina (ETSU) def. Marlene Chemin (MTSU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 2- Claudia Szabo (MTSU) def. Tara Byrne (ETSU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 3- Elena Volobueva (ETSU) def. Elvira Yusupova (MTSU) 6-1, 7-5
No. 4- Olya Batsula (ETSU) def. Ann-Kristin Siljestrom (MTSU) 6-2, 7-6, (4)
No. 5- Kelly Adams (MTSU) def. Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) 8-7 (5)
No. 6- Sandie Knight (ETSU) def. Pooja Kommireddi 8-5
Order of Finish- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
No. 1- Chemin/Adams (MTSU) def. Ziolkowska/Volobueva 8-5
No. 2- Ilina/Knight (ETSU) def. Yusupova/Szabo (MTSU) 8-3
No. 3- Batsula/Byrne (ETSU) def. Kommireddi/Siljestrom 8-6
Order of Finish- 2, 3, 1