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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