Women's Tennis Completes Day One at Panther Invitational
Friday, October 14, 2011 | by Justin Glover (@Jglove3)

MIAMI, Fla. – The FGCU women’s tennis team finished Day One at the Panthers Invitational in Miami on Friday afternoon. Junior Morgan Bechtel (Toledo, Ohio/St. Ursula Academy) partnering with sophomore Bettina Botha (Cape Town, South Africa/De Kuilen HS) in doubles fell 8-2 to North Florida’s Danielle Day and Melanie Aquirre.

Junior Morgan Bechtel (Toledo, Ohio/St. Ursula Academy) lost in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, to Giulietta Boha from FIU.

Sophomore Gyanna Mandic (Oshowa, Canada/Edison Academies) played the closest match of the day falling in straight sets to FIU’s Lisa Johnson, 6-3, 6-2.

The Tournament will continue tomorrow with doubles and singles matches against Barry University and North Florida.

FLIGHT Two -Singles

Christine Seredni (FIU) def. Jen Evans (FGCU) 6-3, 6-1

Lisa Johnson (FIU) def. Gyanna Mandic (FGCU) 6-3, 6-2,

Giulietta Boha (FIU) def. Morgan Bechtel (FGCU) 6-2, 6-2

Sarah McLean (FIU) def. Bettina Botha (FGCU) 6-1, 6-2

Karyn Guttormsen (FIU) def. Zhoe Solaun (FGCU), 6-0, 6-0


Aline Berkenbrock/Lorena Aviles (UNF) def. Gyanna Mandic/Jen Evans (FGCU) 8-0

Danielle Day/Melanie Aquirre (UNF) def. Bettina Botha/Morgan Bechtel (FGCU) 8-2