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Women's Tennis Sweeps Villanova
Sunday, March 02, 2008

FORT MYERS, Fla., - The FGCU women’s tennis team easily defeated Villanova 7-0 on Sunday afternoon. The win ended a four game losing streak as FGCU improved to 2-5 while the Wildcats fall to 0-2.

FGCU took all three doubles matches including a 9-8 win at the #3 position by Brett Kinley and Leah Johnson. FGCU cruised with 8-3 and 8-1 wins at the #1 and #2 positions.

FGCU won all six singles spots in straight sets. Maria Braniecka and Maria Maggiorini won at #1 and #2 with scores of 6-1, 6-3 and 6-0, 6-1 respectively. Lauren Pfieffer won the tightest match of the day at the #3 position with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Courtney Reed.

The Eagles will be in action again tomorrow morning when they host Fairfield at 10:00 am and again on Tuesday when Toledo visits the FGCU tennis Complex.

Match Details

Position Florida Gulf Coast University Villanova University Winner Score
#1  Singles Maria Braniecka carla erskine Florida Gulf Coast University 6-1 6-3
#2  Singles Maria Maggiorini E Urda Florida Gulf Coast University 6-0 6-1
#3  Singles Lauren Pfieffer courtney reed Florida Gulf Coast University 7-5 6-3
#4  Singles Jordan Vaughn Daniella Phillis Florida Gulf Coast University 6-3 6-2
#5  Singles Leah Johnson Ashley Reed Florida Gulf Coast University 6-2 6-4
#6  Singles Brett Kinley Katherine Monari Florida Gulf Coast University 6-1 6-0
 
#1   Doubles Maria Braniecka
Jordan Vaughn
Ashley Reed
E Urda
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-3
#2   Doubles Maria Maggiorini
Lauren Pfieffer
Daniella Phillis
courtney reed
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-1
#3   Doubles Brett Kinley
Leah Johnson
carla erskine
Natasha Stone
Florida Gulf Coast University 9-8(3)