No. 21 Women's Tennis Blanks Lindenwood (Mo.)
By Chris Perry
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The No. 21 ranked Florida Gulf Coast University women’s tennis team blanked the Lindenwood Lions 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon in Division II women’s tennis action at the FGCU Tennis Complex. FGCU improves to 10-4 in dual match play while Lindenwood falls to 4-5.
Sophomore Maria Braniecka (Piotrowek, Poland) and junior Jonalea Hileman (Fort Worth, Texas), teamed up for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles. Junior Krista Polulak (Sarasota, Fla.) and sophomore Maria Maggiorini (Buenos Aires, Argentina) were 8-1 victors at No. 2 doubles while sophomore Brett Kinley (Boynton Beach, Fla.) and Joanne Power (Dublin, Ireland) won 8-0 at No.3 doubles.
In singles competition, Braniecka, ranked No. 48 in Division II singles, won in No. 1 singles over Liana Burrows. Maggiorini, Hileman, Galindo, Polulak and Power also won in straight sets.
FGCU returns to action on Thursday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m. when they host Rollins.
1. Maria Braniecka (FGCU) def. Liana Burrows (Lin.)6-1 6-2
2. Maria Maggiorini (FGCU) def. Lina Duque (Lin.)6-0 6-0
3. Jonalea Hileman (FGCU) def. Nadia Bowmer (Lin.)6-1 6-0
4. Lydia Diaz Galindo (FGCU) def. Carolina Correa (Lin.)6-0 6-1
5. Krista Polulak (FGCU)def. Andrea Layton (Lin.)6-0 6-0
6. Joanne Power (FGCU) def. Ashley Jorden (Lin.)6-1 6-0
1. Braniecka/Hileman (FGCU) def. Burrows/Duque (Lin.)8-0
2. Polulak/Maggiorini (FGCU) def. Correa/Macias (Lin.)8-1
3. Kinley/Galindo (FGCU) def. Bowmer/Layton (Lin.)8-0