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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (March 9, 2009) - After coming off its best weekend series this season the ETSU women's tennis team split a pair of non-conference matches Monday dropping 4-2 against No. 72 Northern Arizona, before making quick work of Weber State 7-0 at the Flagstaff Athletic Club in Flagstaff, Ariz.
ETSU (4-4, 2-0 A-Sun) opened play by taking the doubles point from the ITA ranked Lumberjacks. Senior Tara Byrne (
As singles play opened Northern Arizona rallied taking a 2-1 lead after ETSU senior Vita Moskaliova (Minsk, Belarus) fell to Oris Golovics, 6-2, 6-2, while Byrne dropped a heartbreaking three-set tie breaker to Edit Suhajda, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5).
In the second match of the day the Lady Bucs would jump out to an early lead and never look back dropping
After sweeping all three doubles matches, Stupak opened singles play by dropping the Wildcats' Greyce Farias, 6-0, 6-1, while fellow upperclassman Tara Byrne made quick work of Caroline Drugge, 6-1, 6-1.
ETSU followed that up as Vita Moskaliova picked up her second singles win of the spring dominating Keye Jenkins, 7-5, 6-3. After disappointing finishes against
Rounding out the scores for the Lady Bucs was Tara Sheets who downed Alyssia Pyne in straight sets 6-0, 6-1 giving the Gate City, Va., native her third victory in her last four dual matches.
The Lady Bucs will now stay out west before returning to A-Sun Conference action with a match Friday at league foe Mercer at the
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