MONDAY, MARCH 08, 2004
Women's Tennis Cruises to 6-1 Win Over American University

March 8, 2004

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU women's tennis team won 5-of-6 singles matches and captured the doubles point to continue perfect play after earning its ninth win of the season defeating American University, 6-1, Monday afternoon at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

JU (9-0) freshman Emese Sulyos (Szolnok, Hungary) won at No. 1 singles in two sets defeating Kristina Georgieva, 6-3, 6-2. Sulyos remains undefeated this season while capturing her 13th win. Sophomore Veronika Subertova (Bratislava, Slovakia) who took the No. 2 singles match defeated Katarina Kollarova, 3-6, 6-4, 10-1, while improving to 8-1 in regular-season play. Also taking singles matches were senior Kim Packer (Adelaide, S. Australia) over Ashley Retlev at No. 4 (6-2, 6-3) and junior Nisrine Hajbane (Casablance, Morocco) over Julia Colausso at No. 5 (6-2, 6-2). Senior Kristina Puck (Hamburg, Germany) defeated Tessa Hollyn-Taub at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-0, to remain undefeated in regular-season play.

Sulyos and Subertova combined to take No. 1 doubles, defeating Georgieva and Kolloarova, 8-5. Puck and Strussova also came together No. 2 doubles over Zerkalova and Colausso, 9-7, while Hajbane and Packer defeated Retlev and Hollyn-Taub at No. 3 doubles, 8-1

JU will play UT-Chattanooga on Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Alexander Brest Tennis Complex.

Jacksonville 6, American 1

SINGLES: No. 1 Emese Sulyos (JU) def. Kristina Georgieva (AU) 6-3, 6-2 No. 2 Veronika Subertova (JU) def. Katarina Kollavova (AU) 3-6, 6-4, 10-1 No. 3 Sasha Zerkalova (AU) def. Martina Strussova (JU) 6-1, 6-3 No. 4 Kim Packer (JU) def. Ashley Retlev (AU) 6-2, 6-3 No. 5 Nisrine Hajbane (JU) def. Julia Colausso (AU) 6-2, 6-2 No. 6 Kristina Puck (JU) def. Tessa Hollyn-Taub (AU) 6-1, 6-0 DOUBLES: No. 1 Sulyos/ Subertova (JU) def. Georgieva / Kollavova (AU) 8-5 No. 2 Puck/ Strussova (JU) def. Zerkalova / Colausso (AU) 9-7 No. 3 Packer/ Hajbane (JU) def. Retlev / Hollyn-Taub (AU) 8-1