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Women's Tennis Drops Season Opener
Saturday, January 12, 2008

FORT MYERS, Fla., - The FGCU women's tennis team opened up the 2008 season with a 7-0 loss to #28 USF on Saturday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The Eagles fall to 0-1 while USF moves to 1-0.

USF took the doubles point, sweeping all three matches. Jessica Zok and Jessica Sweeting won at the #1 position over Maria Maggiorini and Maria Braniecka 8-4. The Bulls also took all six singles matches from FGCU as well.

The Eagles will be in action again on Friday when they open up the FGCU/Johan Kriek Classic at 2:00 pm.

#28 USF d. FGCU

Doubles

#1 Jessica Zok/Jessica Sweeting (USF) d. Maria Maggiorini/Maria Braniecka (FGCU) 8-4

#2 Iciri Rai/Lauren Schumate (USF) d. Lauren Pfeiffer/Jordan Vaughn (FGCU) 8-1

#3 Allyn Muller/Natalia Guevara (USF) d. Leah Johnson/Brett Kinley (FGCU) 8-4

Singles

#1 Zok (USF) d. Maggiorini (FGCU) 6-2, 6-1

#2 Muller (USF) d. Braniecka (FGCU) 6-1, 6-0

#3 Guevara (USF)d. Pfeiffer (FGCU) 6-2, 6-0

#4 Kai (USF) d. Vaughn (FGCU) 6-2, 6-2

#5 Shumate (USF) d. Johnson (FGCU) 6-2, 6-1

#6 Sweeting (USF) d.Kinley (FGCU) 6-3, 6-3