Women’s tennis cruises past Wofford, 6-1
Women’s tennis cruises past Wofford, 6-1
Thursday, March 21, 2019

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 21, 2019) – The ETSU women’s tennis team picked up their first conference win of the season after downing Wofford 6-1 on Thursday afternoon. The Bucs improve to 6-8, 1-0 in conference, while Wofford falls to 9-5, 1-1 in conference.

In doubles action, Raquel Amaro (Caracas, Venezuela) and Yi Chi Ma (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) picked up their sixth win after defeating Lilie Steryous and Liz Massie 6-2. Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga (Basauri, Spain) and Yunuen Elizarraras (Cuernavaca, Mexico) clinched the doubles point for ETSU win a 6-4 win at the No. 3 spot.

Pascual-Larrinaga shifted her momentum into singles play and quickly defeated Steryous 6-2, 6-1. Alejandra Morales (Santiago, Chile) helped ETSU take a 3-0 lead after defeating Cassidy Hicks 6-2, 6-4. The Terriers would get their only win of the day at the No. 1 spot after Jenna Vroman defeated Laylo Bakhodirova (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) 6-4, 7-5. Yi Chi Ma clinched the match for the Bucs with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Curran Carver. Amaro and Elizarraras both won their singles matches. Amaro came back to win 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 over Kay Kluska and Elizarraras won 6-1, 6-7, 6-4 over Brittney Wilbur.

ETSU will conclude their nine match road swing at Samford this Saturday, March 23. The match is set for noon. (ET)

Singles competition

  1. Jenna Vroman (WOF) def. Laylo Bakhodirova (ETSU) 6-4, 7-5
  2. Alejandra Morales (ETSU) def. Cassidy Hicks (WOF) 6-2, 6-4
  3. A. Pascual-Larrinaga (ETSU) def. Lilie Steryous (WOF) 6-2, 6-1
  4. Raquel Amaro (ETSU) def. Kay Kluska (WOF) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
  5. Yunuen Elizarraras (ETSU) def. Brittney Wilbur (WOF) 6-1, 6-7, 6-4
  6. Yi Chi Ma (ETSU) def. Curran Carver (WOF) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition

  1. Cassidy Hicks/Jenna Vroman (WOF) def. Laylo Bakhodirova/Alejandra Morales (ETSU) 6-2
  2. Raquel Amaro/Yi Chi Ma (ETSU) def. Lilie Steryous/Liz Massie (WOF) 6-2
  3. A. Pascual-Larrinaga/Yunuen Elizarraras (ETSU) def. Kay Kluska/Brittney Wilbur (WOF) 6-4

Match Notes: ETSU women's tennis 6-8, 1-0 SoCon Wofford Women's Tennis 9-5, 1-1 SoCon Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,2,1,6,4,5)

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