ETSU suffers setback to reigning Big South Champion Winthrop

Thursday, February 20, 2014

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2014) – Playing at home for the first time in nearly three weeks, the ESTU women’s tennis team suffered a 4-2 setback Thursday to reigning Big South Champion Winthrop.

The Bucs (3-6) fell short in doubles play, losing the No. 1 and No. 3 spots. However, Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.) came away victorious at No. 2 doubles, teaming up to beat Winthrop’s Ekin Gunaysu and Caitlin Cridland, 8-2.

Brumit, one of two ETSU players to win at singles play, improved her singles record to 5-2 this season, besting Monica Aguado, 6-2, 7-5 at No. 6 singles.

Sofia Espana (Mexico City, Mexico) also found the win column for the Bucs, picking up a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 4 singles over Tijana Uzelac.

ETSU will continue non-conference play when it visits No. 47 VCU Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10:00 a.m.

RESULTS

Winthrop 4, ETSU 2
Singles competition
1. GARCIA, Andressa (WU) def. Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
2. GARCIA, Alice (WU) def. Giulia Andreazza (ETSU) 6-2, 6-3
3. CRIDLAND, Caitlin (WU) def. Anna Gerbasi (ETSU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Sofia Espana (ETSU) def. UZELAC, Tijana (WU) 6-1, 6-4
5. Salma Dahbi (ETSU) vs. GUNAYSU, Ekin (WU) 6-4, 1-6, 0-3, unfinished
6. Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. AGUADO, Monica (WU) 6-2, 7-5
Doubles competition
1. GARCIA, Alice/GARCIA, Andressa (WU) def. Giulia Andreazza/Salma Dahbi (ETSU) 8-1
2. Lyn Yee Choo/Jessica Brumit (ETSU) def. GUNAYSU, Ekin/CRIDLAND, Caitlin (WU) 8-2
3. UZELAC, Tijana/AGUADO, Monica (WU) def. Anna Gerbasi/Sofia Espana (ETSU) 8-3

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