Women's Tennis Falls to ETSU in A-Sun Dual
Friday, March 25, 2011

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Returning to Atlantic Sun conference action, the FGCU women’s tennis fell to ETSU, 7-0, on Friday afternoon in Johnson City, Tenn.

The Eagles dropped to 9-6 (4-4 A-Sun) on the spring, while ETSU improved to 9-6 (6-1 A-Sun) this season.

In the day’s doubles play, ETSU took each of the three contests to take the opening point. In the No. 1 position, the FGCU pair of freshman Bettina Botha (Cape Town, South Africa/De Kuilen HS) and senior Iris Rendon (San Antonio, Texas/Tyler Junior College) fell to Paula Jaime and Karina Kedzo, 8-4.

The Buc’s success carried over to singles action, as the host took each of the six competitions. In a close three-setter in the No. 4 position, junior Jen Evans (Fort Myers, Fla./Evangelical Christian HS) was turned away by Kedzo, 2-6, 7-5, 10-7.

FGCU returns to action when it travels to FIU for a dual meeting in Miami, Fla. on Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. The Panthers will bring a 9-5 record into the contest with the Eagles. Results and recaps from the competition will be available at www.FGCUAthletics.com following the match.

Singles Results
1. Kelly Holtzhausen (ETSU) def. Morgan Bechtel (FGCU), 6-2, 6-1
2. Paula Jaime (ETSU) def. Iris Rendon (FGCU), 6-1, 7-5
3. Marine Wieliczko (ETSU) def. Bettina Botha (FGCU), 6-4, 6-2
4. Karina Kedzo (ETSU) def. Jen Evans (FGCU), 2-6, 7-5, 10-7
5. Andra Voinea (ETSU) def. Gyanna Mandic (FGCU), 6-2, 6-4
6. Diana Navrostska (ETSU) def. Bibiana Almeida (FGCU), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Results
1. Jaime and Kedzo (ETSU) def. Botha and Rendon (FGCU), 8-4
2. Holtzhausen and Wieliczko (ETSU) def. Bechtel and Mandic (FGCU), 8-1
3. Navrostska and Voinea (ETSU) def. Almeida and Evans (FGCU), 8-3