Bucs extend win streak versus App State to eight matches
Lyn Yee Choo (pictured) was one of five ETSU players to earn a win in singles play Saturday.
Bucs extend win streak versus App State to eight matches
Saturday, January 24, 2015

BOONE, N.C. (Jan. 24, 2015) - ETSU opened its season Saturday afternoon with a 5-2 victory versus Appalachian State in Boone, N.C. The Bucs' non-conference win marks the eighth consecutive time ETSU has defeated App State.

The Mountaineers (0-2) began the day by taking the doubles point, earning wins at the No. 3 and No. 2 doubles spots, respectively.

ETSU responded, however, by winning five of the six singles matches, including four straight-set results.

Finding the win column in singles play for the Bucs (1-0) were Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia)Reginka Nychytailova (Maripol, Ukraine)Ana Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela)Ionna Markesini (Athens, Greece), and Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.), respectively.

ETSU will continue non-conference play as the Bucs host Radford Sunday, Jan. 25 at 9:00 a.m., in Bristol, Tenn., at the Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club.

ETSU 5, Appalachian State 2

1. Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) def. Clare Cox (APP) 6-2, 6-3
2. Reginka Nychytailova (ETSU) def. Mackenzie LaSure (APP) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4
3. Brianna Armellino (APP) def. Melissa Esguerra (ETSU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Ana Gerbasi (ETSU) def. Melissa Machado (APP) 6-2, 6-2
5. Ionna Markesini (ETSU) def. Gabrielle Wreder (APP) 6-4, 6-2
6. Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. Megan Mullen (APP) 6-3, 6-1

1. Clare Cox/Mackenzie LaSure (APP) vs. Lyn Yee Choo/Reginka Nychytailova (ETSU) 5-4, unfinished
2. Megan Mullen/Melissa Machado (APP) def. Melissa Esguerra/Ionna Markesini (ETSU) 6-4
3. Gabrielle Wreder/McKayla Zupan (APP) def. Ana Gerbasi/Jayde Viccars (ETSU) 6-2

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)


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