FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU women’s tennis team fell to 2-5 overall and 0-2 in A-Sun play with a 6-1 loss to North Florida on Thursday at the FGCU Tennis Complex. Morgan Bechtel was the lone singles winner for the Eagles, winning 6-3, 6-4, at No. 6 singles.
The duo of Sweeting/Evans pulled out an 8-6 win over Day/St. John on court two, but the Ospreys took the other two matches to claim the doubles point.
In singles play, Bechtel (Toledo, Ohio) defeated Heather St. John on court six, 6-3, 6-4. Jessica Sweeting (Freeport, Bahamas) forced a tiebreak after winning the second set, but lost to Raquel Castro, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 10-5.
Next up, the Eagles will take on Jacksonville on Saturday, March 6, at the FGCU Tennis Complex. The match was originally scheduled for 2:30 p.m., but has been moved up to 10 a.m.
1. Berkenbrock/Castro (UNF) def. Villemond/Rendon (FGCU) 8-2
2. Sweeting/Evans (FGCU) def. Day/St. John (UNF) 8-6
3. Krook/Holton (UNF) def. Sambrano/Leclercq (FGCU) 8-3
1. Berkenbrock (UNF) def. Villemond (FGCU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Castro (UNF) def. Sweeting (FGCU) 6-3, 6-7 (3), 10-5
3. Day (UNF) def. Leclercq (FGCU) 6-1, 6-3
4. Krook (UNF) def. Narzissenfeld (FGCU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Holton (UNF) def. Evans (FGCU) 6-4, 6-4
6. Bechtel (FGCU) def. St. John (UNF) 6-3, 6-4