FGCU Women's Tennis Falls to #3 Lynn
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Third-ranked Lynn University downed Florida Gulf Coast University 7-2 in women’s tennis Saturday afternoon in the season opening match for both teams.
The Knights opened the match by sweeping all three doubles matches. The third-ranked tandem of Victoria Weltz and Andrea Kostricova knocked off the Eagles Jonalea Hileman (Fort Worth, TX) and Krista Polulak (Bradenton, FL) 8-5, while Masha Bayser and Dina Bajramovic blanked Angie Mykieta (Bremen, Germany) and freshman Brett Kinley (Delray Beach, FL) 8-0. Freshman Maria Testa Maggiorini (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Stephanie Oldock (Naples, FL) lost 8-5 in the final doubles match to Dragana Ilic and Marie Maussion.
In singles play, Testa Maggiorini at No. 2 and sophomore Lori Colby (Sarasota, FL) at No.6 picked up singles victories for the Eagles.
The Eagles return to the courts on Sunday afternoon at Saint Leo.
1. Victoria Weltz (LU) def. Jonalea Hileman (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Maria Testa (FGCU) def. Masha Bayser (LU) 7-5, 4-5, retired
3. Dragana Ilic (LU) def. Krista Polulak (FGCU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Dina Bajramovic (LU) def. Angie Mykieta (FGCU) 6-2, 6-4
5. Marie Maussion (LU) def. Stephanie Oldock (FGCU) 6-4, 6-0
6. Lori Colby (FGCU) def. Amy Hepburn (LU) 6-1, 6-2
1. Victoria Weltz/Andrea Kostricova (LU) def. Jonalea Hileman/Krista Polulak (FGCU) 8-5
2. Masha Bayser/Dina Bajramovic (LU) def. Angie Mykieta/Brett Kinley (FGCU) 8-0
3. Dragana Ilic/Marie Maussion (LU) def. Maria Testa/Stephanie Oldock (FGCU) 8-5