THURSDAY, MARCH 04, 2004
Women's Tennis Sweeps Savannah State, 7-0

March 4, 2004

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU women's tennis team won 6-of-6 singles matches and captured the doubles point to remain undefeated after earning its sixth win of the season defeating Savannah State, 7-0, Wednesday afternoon at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

JU (6-0) freshman Emese Sulyos (Szolnok, Hungary) won at No. 1 singles in two sets defeating Neikelle Lashley, 6-1, 6-0. Sulyos captured her 10th win of the season while remaining undefeated in tournament and regular-season play. Sophomore Veronika Subertova (Bratislava, Slovakia) who took the No. 2 singles match defeated Asha Richards, 6-3, 6-0, while improving to 5-1 in regular season play. Sophomore Martina Strussova (Bratislava, Slovakia) earned her first win of the season defeating Karen Richards, 6-4, 6-1. Also taking singles matches were senior Kim Packer (Adelaide, S. Australia) over Tracy Modeste at No. 4 (6-0, 6-0) and junior Nisrine Hajbane (Casablance, Morocco) over Christian Simms at No. 5 (6-0, 6-0).

Strussova and Hajbane combined for the first time to take No. 1 doubles defeating A. Richards and K. Richards, 8-2. Packer and Subertova also came together for the first time capturing No. 2 doubles over Lashley and Modeste, 8-0.

JU will play Gardner-Webb on Saturday, March 6 at 10:00 a.m. at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

Jacksonville 7, Savannah State 0

SINGLES:

No. 1 Emese Sulyos (JU) def. Neikelle Lashley (SSU) 6-1, 6-0 No. 2 Veronika Subertova (JU) def. Asha Richards (SSU) 6-3, 6-0 No. 3 Martina Strussova (JU) def. Karen Richards (SSU) 6-4, 6-1 No. 4 Kim Packer (JU) def. Tracy Modeste (SSU) 6-0, 6-0 No. 5 Nisrine Hajbane (JU) def. Christian Simms (SSU) 6-0, 6-0 No. 6 Kristina Puck (JU) def. default

DOUBLES:

No. 1 Strussova/Hajbane (JU) def. Richards/Richards (SSU) 8-2 No. 2 Packer/ Subertova (JU) def. Lashley/Modeste (SSU) 8-0 No. 3 Sulyos/Puck (JU) def. default