Women's Tennis Downs Fairfield 5-2
Monday, March 03, 2008

FORT MYERS, Fla., - The FGCU women’s tennis team won its second straight match with a 5-2 win over Fairfield. The Eagles move to 3-5 while Fairfield falls to 1-4.

FGCU won the doubles point by sweeping the three matches, all three in convincing fashion. FGCU won at the #1 and #3 position with scores of 8-3 and an 8-1 win in the #2 position.

Maria Maggiorini won 6-0, 6-0 at the #1 position over Alyssa Ruiz. The Eagles won at the #4, #5 and #6 positions. Joanne Power defeated Gretchen Amberg 2-6, 6-3 and 11-9 in one of the more entertaining matches of the day at the #5 spot. The Eagles picked up easy wins with Brett Kinley (6-1, 6-1) and Maggie Caulk (6-3, 6-0) at the #4 and #6 spots.

FGCU will be back in action tomorrow when they host Toledo at 2:00 pm at the FGCU Tennis Complex.

Match Details

Position Fairfield University Florida Gulf Coast University Winner Score
#1  Singles Alyssa Ruiz Maria Maggiorini Florida Gulf Coast University 6-0 6-0
#2  Singles Paulina Rys Lauren Pfieffer Fairfield University 2-6 6-0 7-6(3)
#3  Singles Dana Postupack Leah Johnson Fairfield University 6-4 7-(10)
#4  Singles Michaela Cerrone Brett Kinley Florida Gulf Coast University 6-1 6-1
#5  Singles Gretchen Amberg Joanne Power Florida Gulf Coast University 2-6 6-3 11-9
#6  Singles Courtney Price Maggie Caulk Florida Gulf Coast University 6-3 6-0
#1   Doubles Paulina Rys
Dana Postupack
Maria Braniecka
Jordan Vaughn
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-3
#2   Doubles Michaela Cerrone
Alyssa Ruiz
Maria Maggiorini
Maria Maggiorini
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-1
#3   Doubles Gretchen Amberg
Marissa Voloshin
Leah Johnson
Leah Johnson
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-3