Lady Bucs garner four titles at annual ETSU Fall Invitational
Trotter
Trotter

Sunday, September 23, 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2007) - The Lady Bucs tennis team earned four titles on Sunday as they concluded action at the annual ETSU Fall Invitational held on September 22 and 23.

 

Competing in the Red Singles Draw, newcomer Andra Voinea (Brasov, Romania) cruised by Lauren Holden of Appalachian State, 6-0, 6-2 to advance to the semifinals where she defeated Gardner Webb's Amy Beavers, 6-4, 6-4. In the championship match, Voinea breezed by Radford's Ashton Downs, 6-2, 6-1 to earn her first collegiate title.

 

In the Brown Singles, Whitney Trotter (Guadalajara, Mexico) picked up the second singles title as she defeated Katie Barnhill of Tennessee Tech, 6-1, 6-2 before defeating Shea Huxtable of Georgia Southern in the semifinals, 6-4, 6-2. Trotter then defeated Radford's Cassandra Price in a hard-fought match 6-4, 2-6, 10-6 to claim the title.

 

The Lady Bucs earned the two other titles in doubles competition as the duo of Trotter and Brittany Stewart (Brentwood, Tennessee) defeated Patricia La Rovere and Adriana Borda of Mars Hill College, 8-4 before defeating Georgia Southern's Jessica Matlosz and Emma Knight in the semifinals. The duo then took on Ali Beavers and Christine Caforio also of Georgia Southern defeating them, 8-5 for the Blue Doubles title.

 

Competing in the Orange Doubles, Andra Voinea paired with junior Vita Moskaliova (Minsk, Belarus) as they dropped Mariona Jane and Amanda Massey of Western Carolina, 8-3 before cruising to an 8-1 victory over Carson Newman's Elizabeth Sneed and Cassie Moulton. The duo claimed the title as they breezed by Monica Tomas and Lindsay King of Appalachian State, 8-1.

 

"We had a great tournament this weekend. We had wonderful weather and a lot of great competition," said head coach Steve Brooks. "Overall I think some of our girls played really well. We still have some things that we need to work on but it was a great weekend."

 

For all ETSU women's tennis action, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

 

 

Gold Singles

Olya Batsula (ETSU) def. Samantha Cantu (TC) 6-0, 6-0

Olya Batsula (ETSU) def. Trish Hanson (WCU) 6-1, 6-1

Kristi Kegerreis (GSU) def. Olya Batsula (ETSU) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

 

Blue Singles

Tara Sheets (ETSU) def. Paige Lindsley (RU) 6-0, 6-2

Tara Sheets (ETSU) def. Monica Tomas (ASU) 6-0, 6-1

Tessie Salame (WCU) def. Tara Sheets (ETSU) 6-4, 6-0

 

Red Singles

Andra Voinea (ETSU) def. Lauren Holden (ASU) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4

Andra Voinea (ETSU) def. Amy Beavers (GWU) 6-4, 6-4

Andra Voinea (ETSU) def. Ashton Downs (RU) 6-2, 6-1

 

Orange Singles

Vita Moskaliova (ETSU) def. Adriana Borda (MHC) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1

Ivana Tomaic (RU) def. Vita Moskaliova (ETSU) 6-1, 6-2

Leslie Smith (UNCA) def. Vita Moskaliova (ETSU) 6-1, 6-0

 

Brown Singles

Whitney Trotter (ETSU) def. Katie Barnhill (TTU) 6-1, 6-2

Whitney Trotter (ETSU) def. Shea Huxtable (GSU) 6-4, 6-2

Whitney Trotter (ETSU) def. Cassandra Price (RU) 6-4, 2-6, 10-6

 

Green Singles

Brittany Stewart (ETSU) def. Allie Mills (GWU) 4-3, ret.

Emma Knight (GSU) def. Brittany Stewart (ETSU) 6-3, 6-4

Brittany Stewart (ETSU) def. Tanja Mateva (UNCA) 6-2, 6-0

 

Gold Doubles

Batsula/Sheets (ETSU) def. Diminich/Waldron (PC) 8-4

Batsula/Sheets (ETSU) def. Gugger/Cash (ASU)

Hanson/Salame (WCU) def. Batsula/Sheets (ETSU) 9-8 (5)

 

Blue Doubles

Stewart/Trotter (ETSU) def. Borda/LaRovere (MHC) 8-4

Stewart/Trotter (ETSU) def. Knight/Maltlosz (GSU)

Stewart/Trotter (ETSU) def. Beavers/Caforio (GSU) 8-5

 

Orange Doubles

Moskaliova/Voinea (ETSU) def. Jane/Massey (WCU) 8-3

Moskaliova/Voinea (ETSU) def. Sneed/Moulton (CNC) 8-1

Moskaliova/Voinea (ETSU) def. King/Tomas (ASU) 8-1

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTEN ETSU
Oct 21 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MSOC ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Oct 21 VMI 0
VB The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 21 ETSU 3
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31, 7:00 p.m. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro
VB University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU