FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU women’s tennis team fell to Boston College 5-2 on Monday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. With the loss, the Eagles fall to 2-4, while BC improves to 5-5.
In doubles action, the team of Sweeting/Evans pulled out a thrilling 8-5 victory over Attwell/Delaney but Boston College captured the point winning on courts one and three.
In singles play, Priscillia Villemond (Les Bordes, France) improved her record to 6-0 on the season by defeating Olga Khymlev on court two 6-4, 6-2. Freshmen Melissa Narzissenfeld (Tampa, Fla.) beat out Ina Kauppila 6-4, 6-4 on court six, bringing her record to 3-0.
"Hats off to Boston College as they played well today" said head coach Jennifer Gabou. "We had a few opportunities across the board but came up short."
The Eagles will face Atlantic Sun foe North Florida on Thursday afternoon. The match is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Admission is free to the public.
1. Kelleher/Khmylev (BC) def. Villemond/Rendon (FGCU) 8-6
2. Sweeting/ Evans (FGCU) def. Attwell/Delaney (BC) 8-5
3. Gajic/Mabatah (BC) def. Sambrano/Leclercq (FGCU) 8-1
1. Kelleher (BC) def. Sweeting (FGCU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Villemond (FGCU) def. Khmylev (BC) 6-4, 6-2
3. Gajic (BC) def. Almeida (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Attwell (BC) def. Leclercq (FGCU) 7-5, 6-0
5. Narzissenfeld (FGCU) def. Kauppila (BC) 6-4, 6-4
6. Delaney (BC) def. Bechtel (FGCU) 6-2, 6-2