FORT MYERS, Fla., - The FGCU women’s tennis team split a pair of matches today, falling to Coastal Carolina while knocking off Drake. The Eagles are now 4-9 on the year while Drake falls to 5-6 and Coastal Carolina improves to 7-2.
Against Coastal Carolina, FGCU won the doubles point with wins at the #1 and #2 spot. Maria Brainiecka and Jordan Vaughn won at #1 8-3. Maria Maggiorini and Lauren Pfeiffer won 9-7 at the #2 for the point in doubles. Braniecka won again at #2 singles, but Coastal won at #3-#6 to clinch the match.
In the Eagles second match of the day against Drake, FGCU won the doubles point again with wins at #2 and #3. Maggiorini and Pfieffer won at #2 8-2 to lift the Eagles to the win in doubles. Maggiorini won in three sets at #1 while Braniecka, Pfieffer and Vaughn swept the #2, #3, #4 spots. Brett Kinley won at #6 by default.
The women’s tennis team will be in action again tomorrow when they host Iowa State.