Women’s Tennis defeated by Tennessee
Women’s Tennis defeated by Tennessee
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Markesini and Pascual-Larrinaga won sets

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2018) – The ETSU women’s tennis team battled in their second match of the season, as they took on in-state rival Tennessee. The Vols defeated the Bucs 4-0.

Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) and Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) combined in doubles, but fell 6-2 to Tennessee’s Gabby Schuck and Sadie Hammond. Newcomers Alejandra Morales (Santiago, Chile) and Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga (Basauri, Spain) paired, but also dropped their match 6-1, as Tennessee would win the doubles point.

In singles action, Gabby Schuck defeated Alejandra Morales 6-0, 6-0, followed by Chelsea Sawyer defeated Jayde Viccars (Glen Waverley, Australia) 6-0, 6-0. In the No. 4 spot, Melissa Esguerra (Derrimutt, Australia) battled, but fell 6-3, 6-2 to Johanna Silva. At the No. 1 spot, Ioanna Markesini was winning 7-5, 2-1, but the match was unfinished, as Tennessee had already won the match. Andrea Pascual- Larrinaga was also in the middle of a match. She won the first set 6-4, but was in the middle of a 2-3 set before play was stopped as well.

To conclude their weekend, the Bucs will take on Memphis tomorrow, Jan. 28 at 10:00 a.m.



  1. Sadie Hammond (UT) vs. Ioanna Markesini (ETSUW) 5-7, 1-2, unfinished
  2. Ariadna Riley (UT) vs. Alory Pereira (ETSUW) 6-0, 5-5, unfinished
  3. Elizabeth Profit (UT) vs. A. Pascual-Larrinaga (ETSUW) 4-6, 3-2, unfinished
  4. Johanna Silva (UT) def. Melissa Esguerra (ETSUW) 6-3, 6-2
  5. Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Alejandra Morales (ETSUW) 6-0, 6-0
  6. Chelsea Sawyer (UT) def. Jayde Viccars (ETSUW) 6-0, 6-0


  1. Gabby Schuck/Sadie Hammond (UT) def. Ioanna Markesini/Alory Pereira (ETSUW) 6-2
  2. Ariadna Riley/Kaitlin Staines (UT) vs. Melissa Esguerra/Yi Chi Ma (ETSUW) 5-2, unfinished
  3. Elizabeth Profit/Tenika McGiffin (UT) def. Alejandra Morales/A. Pascual-Larrinaga (ETSUW) 6-1

Match Notes:

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (5,6,4)

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