Bucs sweep Wofford, 7-0, in SoCon opener
Melissa Esguerra
Bucs sweep Wofford, 7-0, in SoCon opener
Friday, March 20, 2015

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 20, 2015) — The ETSU women's tennis team notched a victory in its Southern Conference opener Friday, defeating the Wofford Terriers, 7-0, in Spartanburg, S.C.

The Buccaneers (8-3) started the day by obtaining the doubles point to take an early 1-0 advantage.

Juniors Ana Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) and Regina Nychytailova (Maripol, Ukraine) earned a win at No. 2 Doubles, 8-2. ETSU's Aussie duo of freshmen Jayde Viccars (Glen Waverely, Australia) and Melissa Esguerra (Derrimutt, Australia) picked up an 8-3 win at court No. 3. Meanwhile the ranked pair of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) took care of business on court No. 1, 8-3.

All six Bucs earned straight-set wins in singles play, including senior Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.) who notched a 6-2, 6-0 win on court No. 6.

Choo extended her singles win streak to six matches with a victory at No. 1 Singles, improving her spring record to a team-best 10-1 mark.

The Bucs will now head to Cullowhee, N.C., to take on SoCon opponent Western Carolina Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m.


ETSU 7, Wofford 0


1. Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) def. Catherine Martin (Wofford) 6-4, 6-3

2. Regina Nichitaylova (ETSU) def. Audrey Coventy (Wofford) 6-2, 6-3

3. Ana Gerbasi (ETSU) def. Kalli Karas (Wofford) 6-3, 6-1

4. Ioanna Markesini (ETSU) def. Samantha Russell (Wofford) 6-1, 6-2

5. Melissa Esguerra (ETSU) def. Lauren Reid (Wofford) 6-0, 6-2

6. Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. Mareli Sanchez (Wofford) 6-2, 6-0

7. Jayde Viccars (ETSU) def. Taylor Carlson (Wofford) 6-0

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


1. Lyn Yee Choo/ Ioanna Markesini (ETSU) def. Kalli Karas/ Lauren Reid (Wofford) 8-3

2. Ana Gerbasi/ Regina Nichitaylova (ETSU) def. Catherine Martin/ Mareli Sanchez (Wofford) 8-2

3. Jayde Viccars/ Melissa Esguerra (ETSU) def. Taylor Carlson/ Samantha Russell (Wofford) 8-3

Order of finish: (2,3,1)


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