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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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