UNF hands ETSU first league loss, snaps win streak at six

Friday, March 28, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2014) - In a battle of A-Sun Women's Tennis unbeatens, North Florida emerged victorious Friday, beating ETSU, 4-0, to snap the Bucs' season-best, six-match win streak.

"We just got outplayed today," ETSU head coach Travis Sandlant said. "Doubles was huge for us and we let it slip in a winning position. UNF deserved the win."

The Ospreys (12-4, 3-0) captured the doubles point with wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, including a narrow, tie-break win at No. 1.

UNF then went on to seal the win by taking the No. 1, No. 3, and No. 4 singles spots.

The loss was the Buccaneers' first setback since Feb. 23.

ETSU will continue league play Saturday, April 5 at 10:00 a.m., in Johnson City. The Bucs are 4-1 at home this season.

RESULTS

North Florida 4, ETSU 0

Singles competition
1. Simona Weymar (UNF) def. Giulia Andreazza (ETSU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) vs. Marina Cunningham (UNF) no result
3. Esther Zuniga (UNF) def. Ana Gerbasi (ETSU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Michelle Valdez (UNF) def. Sofia Espana (ETSU) 6-0, 6-3
5. Salma Dahbi (ETSU) vs. Taylor Hollander (UNF) no result
6. Mariella Calderon (UNF) vs. Jessica Brumit (ETSU) 6-7 (5-7), 1-1, unfinished

Doubles competition
1. Simona Weymar/Rebeca Pereira (UNF) def. Ana Gerbasi/Lyn Yee Choo (ETSU) 8-7 (11-9)
2. Marina Cunningham/Taylor Hollander (UNF) def. Salma Dahbi/Sofia Espana (ETSU) 8-4
3. Esther Zuniga/Mariella Calderon (UNF) vs. Giulia Andreazza/Jessica Brumit (ETSU) 5-7, unfinished

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (4,3,1)

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