April 5, 2009

Tennis weekend recap

FMU tennis sweeps Hurricanes on windy day

FLORENCE, SC - The nationally ranked Francis Marion University men's and women's tennis teams swept Georgia Southwestern State University by identical 9-0 scores, Friday afternoon (April 3) in Peach Belt Conference action.

The 11th-ranked Patriot men improved to 13-4 overall and 3-4 in the Peach Belt, while GSW dropped to 4-11 and 0-6.  The eighth-ranked Patriot women (14-3, 7-2) lost only three games while blowing past the Lady Hurricanes (3-14, 0-7).

Both GSW squads will host North Georgia on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Men's Tennis Match Results

#11 Francis Marion University 9, Georgia Southwestern 0
Apr 03, 2009 at Florence, SC (Kassab Courts)

Singles competition
1. #7 Oshada Wijemanne (FMU) def. Brent Bjerregaard (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-3
2. Dilshod Sharifi (FMU) def. Christopher Clarke (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-1
3. Mario Kieck (FMU) def. Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-1
4. Bastian Czwalinna (FMU) def. Rashad Carson (GSW-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Dirk Bair (FMU) def. Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-3
6. Jack Bishop (FMU) def. Andrew McElveen (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Oshada Wijemanne/Dilshod Sharifi (FMU) def. Brent Bjerregaard/Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) 8-4
2. Mario Kieck/Dirk Bair (FMU) def. Christopher Clarke/Rashad Carson (GSW-M) 8-4
3. Matthew Keth/Noah van Moerkerken (FMU) def. Andrew McElveen/Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 8-4
Match Notes
Georgia Southwestern 4-11, 0-6
Francis Marion University 13-4, 3-4; National ranking #11; Regional ranking #4
T-3:15 A-40

Women's Tennis Match Results

#8 Francis Marion University 9, Georgia Southwestern 0
Apr 03, 2009 at Florence, SC (Kassab Courts)

Singles competition
1. #18 Tereza Sykorova (FMU) def. Leady Cuellar (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #48 Kristyna Horakova (FMU) def. Lauren Grogan (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jitka Gavdunova (FMU) def. Monica Osam (GSW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Valeska Ibscher (FMU) def. Ashley Waters (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Sabina Baberadova (FMU) def. Brittney Bowden (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Saskia Ludwig (FMU) def. Leighann Fall (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. #17 Kristyna Horakova/Jitka Gavdunova (FMU) def. Leady Cuellar/Lauren Grogan (GSW) 8-1
2. Sabina Baberadova/Tereza Sykorova (FMU) def. Monica Osam/Ashley Waters (GSW) 8-0
3. Valeska Ibscher/Saskia Ludwig (FMU) def. Brittney Bowden/Adrienne Demarest (GSW) 8-0
Match Notes
Georgia Southwestern 3-14, 0-7
Francis Marion University 14-3, 7-2; National ranking #8; Regional ranking #3
T-3:00 A-40

 

'Lady Canes lose at UNC Pembroke, 8-1

The Georgia Southwestern women's tennis team lost 8-1 at UNC Pembroke on Saturday morning.

GSW (3-15 overall, 0-8 Peach Belt) earned a win at No. 2 doubles; where Monica Osam and Ashley Waters have won two of their last three matches.

UNC Pembroke 8, Georgia Southwestern 1
Apr 4, 2009 at Pembroke, N.C. (UNCP Varsity Courts)

Singles competition
1. Linda Tatala-Colin (UNCP) def. Leady Cuellar (GSW) 6-3, 6-0
2. Jenna McGary (UNCP) def. Lauren Grogan (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
3. M. Quintero Prieto (UNCP) def. Monica Osam (GSW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Christian Minnick (UNCP) def. Ashley Waters (GSW) 6-2, 7-5
5. Meredith Pierson (UNCP) def. Brittney Bowden (GSW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Janna Oxendine (UNCP) def. Leighann Fall (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Linda Tatala-Colin/Jenna McGary (UNCP) def. Leady Cuellar/Lauren Grogan (GSW) 8-1
2. Monica Osam/Ashley Waters (GSW) def. M. Quintero Prieto/Christian Minnick (UNCP) 8-1
3. Meredith Pierson/Janna Oxendine (UNCP) def. Adrienne Demarest/Brittney Bowden (GSW) 8-0
Match Notes
Georgia Southwestern 3-15, 0-8 PBC
UNC Pembroke 11-9, 2-7 PBC
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,2,5,1,4,3)