Bucs to host UNCG for Senior Day season finale
Jessica Brumit
Bucs to host UNCG for Senior Day season finale
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 14, 2015) - The ETSU women's tennis team will conclude regular season play Wednesday, April 15 with a SoCon match versus UNC Greensboro. The match is set to begin at 1:00 p.m., at the Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club in Bristol, Tenn.

For directions to the Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club, click here.

Prior to Wednesday's match, ETSU will recognize its lone outgoing senior, Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.). During her four-year playing career at ETSU, Brumit has earned 104 total wins, posting a 62-19 mark in singles play and a 42-20 mark in doubles. Impressively, Brumit has maintained a cumulative conference record of 40-6.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, April 15 vs. UNC Greensboro - 1:00 p.m.

GETTING UP TO SPEED

After consecutive 4-3 setbacks, the Buccaneers (12-5, 4-2 SoCon) bounced back over the weekend, earning a pair of victories on the road versus USC Upstate and Furman.

ETSU defeated USC Upstate, 7-0, Friday, April 10. Two days later, the Bucs knocked off league opponent Furman, 5-2, in Greenville, S.C.

Three ETSU players have recorded 12 or more singles wins on the year: Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia), Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece), and Regina Nychytailova (Maripol, Ukraine).

Choo, who was named SoCon Women's Tennis Player of the Month for March, has posted a 14-3 spring singles record. Markesini and Nychytailova have earned 13 and 12 singles wins, respectively.

In doubles play, Markesini has teamed with Melissa Esguerra (Derrimutt, Australia) to win five consecutive matches. Nychytailova and Brumit have earned four consecutive doubles victories.

ETSU (4-2) currently ranks third in the Southern Conference standings behind Samford (6-0) and Chattanooga (5-0).

The Bucs are 3-1 at home this season.

OPPONENTS AT A GLANCE

Fifth-place UNC Greensboro will enter Wednesday's match having won two if its last three matches.

The Spartans (8-9, 2-2 SoCon) split a pair of league contests at home over the weekend, defeating Mercer, 6-1, and falling to Samford, 7-0.

UNCG is 1-8 on the road this year.

VENUE INFORMATION

Directions to Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club: http://bit.ly/1byXyul

SOCON CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2015 Southern Conference Women's Tennis Championship will take place April 24-26 in Greenville, S.C.

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