Women's Tennis Posts 5-2 Win Over Western Carolina

Sunday, April 01, 2001

Johnson City, Tenn. -- The East Tennessee State women's tennis team took four of six singles matches and swept all three doubles matches on their way to a 5-2 win over Southern Conference rival Western Carolina this morning at the Memorial Center.

Senior Paty Vega continued her winning ways as she defeated Western Carolina's Kristin Munn 6-0,6-0 at No. 1 singles. Mami Inoue also proved to be victorious at No. 2 singles as she defeated Shelley Fitzpatrick 6-1,6-0. Jessica Irey also won her singles match as she bested Erin Johnson 6-3,6-3 at No. 3 singles. Western Carolina staged a comeback as Shannon Zalinski defeated Tatiana Arriaran 6-0,6-0 at No. 4 singles. The Catamounts' Emmy King also won her match at No. 5 singles , as she defeated Cara Prupas 2-6,6-2,6-2. Susan Torbett then clinched the win as she defeated Amy Rex 6-4,6-1 at No. 6 singles.

In doubles action, the team of Vega and Inoue defeated Fitzpatrick and Zalinski 8-1 at No. 1 doubles. Irey and Arriaran earned a hard fought win at No.2 doubles by defeating King and Johnson, 9-8. The final doubles match saw the team of Prupas and Aimee Villavicencio take an 8-2 win over Rex and Munn.

With the win, the Bucs improve to 6-6 on the year and 3-1 in Southern Conference play. The Bucs will return to action as they travel to Appalachian State on Wednesday, April 4.

Singles 1. Paty Vega (ETSU) def. Kristin Munn (WCU) 6-0,6-0 2. Mami Inoue (ETSU) def. Shelley Fitzpatrick (WCU) 6-1,6-0 3. Jessica Irey (ETSU) def. Erin Johnson (WCU) 6-3,6-3 4. Shannon Zalinski (WCU) def. Tatiana Arriaran (ETSU)Cara Prupas (ETSU) 2-6,6-2,6-2 6. Susan Torbett (ETSU) def. Amy Rex (WCU) 6-4,6-1 Doubles 1. Vega/Inoue (ETSU) def. Fitzpatrack/Zalinski (WCU) 8-1 2. Irey/Arriaran (ETSU) def. King/Johnson (WCU) 9-8 3. Prupas/Aimee Villavicencio (ETSU) def. Rex/Munn (WCU) 8-2

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