Lady Bucs tennis sweeps Campbell, 7-0

Friday, March 03, 2006

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2006) - The Lady Buccaneers women's tennis team defeated Campbell today bringing their conference record to 2-0. The Buccaneers now improve to 8-2 on the season while Campbell falls to 5-2.

            In No. 1 doubles action, Olya Batsula (Minsk, Belarus) and Tara Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) defeated Scarlet Alfonzo and Nina Surviladze, 8-3. Masha Ilina (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Sandie Knight (Adamstown, Australia) defeated Iva Stojancev and Liza Bensimon, 8-4, in the No. 2 slot, while in No. 3 doubles, Sylwia Ziolkowska (Warsaw, Poland) and Vita Moskaliova (Minsk, Belarus) defeated Tonya Ahuja and Stacey Batkiewicz, 8-1.

            The Lady Bucs again dominated in singles action, winning four of the matches in straight sets. In No. 1 singles Masha Ilina defeated Scarlet Alfonzo, 6-1, 6-4. Olya Batsula defeated Iva Stojancev, 6-4, 6-0 in the No. 2 position, while Sandie Knight defeated Nina Surviladze, 5-7, 6-2 (5) in the No. 3 slot. In the No. 4 position, Tara Byrne defeated Liza Bensimon, 6-4, 6-1. Sylwia Ziolkowska defeated Anita Dajc, 7-5, 6-3 in the No. 5 position. Freshman Vita Moskaliova defeated Tonya Ahuja, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in the No. 6 slot.

            "We played very well today.  I am glad to see us get back on track from our previous loss.  The weather was very cold and windy and we were mentally tough in all of the matches.  We are looking forward to the match Sunday against Tennessee Tech and then off to three matches in California next week" said head coach Steve Brooks.            

            The Lady Bucs are back in action Sunday, at home, against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at 1 p.m.

 

ETSU 7, CU 0

 

Singles

 

No. 1- Masha Ilina (ETSU) def. Scarlet Alfonzo (CU) 6-1, 6-4

No. 2- Olya Batsula (ETSU) def. Iva Stojancev (CU) 6-4, 6-0

No. 3- Sandie Knight (ETSU) def. Nina Surviladze (CU) 5-7, 6-2 (5)

No. 4- Tara Byrne (ETSU) def. Liza Bensimon (CU) 6-4, 6-1

No. 5- Sylwia Ziolkowska (ETSU) def. Anita Dajc (CU) 7-5, 6-3

No. 6- Vita Moskaliova (ETSU) def. Tonya Ahuja (CU) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

 

Doubles

 

No. 1- Batsula/Byrne (ETSU) def. Alfonzo/Surviladze (CU) 8-3

No. 2- Ilina/Knight (ETSU) def. Stojancev/Bensimon (CU) 8-4

No. 3- Ziolkowska/Moskaliova (ETSU) def. Ahuja/Batkiewicz (CU) 8-1

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