Bucs Head to Knoxville for Thursday Matchup with Volunteers
Bucs Head to Knoxville for Thursday Matchup with Volunteers
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2021) — After losing their first three matchups against Power-5 opponents, the ETSU Women’s Team aims to take down the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Thursday morning. First serve is set for 11 a.m.

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The Blue and Gold enter Thursday’s contest 4-5 on the year and have lost their last three matches after starting the season 4-2. The Bucs suffered losses at Vanderbilt, VCU and James Madison. Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga and Emilia Alfaro lead the way in singles action for the Bucs with 5-4 records and the 3rd and 4th singles spots, respectively. In doubles action, the duo of Pascual-Larrinaga and Marija Carvajal are the only pair with a winning record (5-2 at No. 3). 


The Lady Vols are 5-2 this season and are coming off of a 6-1 road loss at No. 12 NC State. Junior Daria Kuczer at No. 6 singles secured the lone point for UT. She enters the contest with a 6-0 record in the spring and is 12-5 dating back to the fall. The Lady Vols have three ranked singles players: Rebeka Mertena (52), Johanna Silva (85) and Carly Briggs (118).  

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