Women's Tennis Trounces Appalachian State, 7-0

March 8, 2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU women's tennis team swept to a 7-0 victory over Appalachian State Tuesday afternoon at the Alexander Brest Tennis Courts. The Dolphins lost one doubles match before sweeping the rest of the points. JU moves to 4-6 on the season, while the Mountaineers drop to 2-4.

The Dolphins won the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and 3 doubles. Sophomore Emese Sulyos (Szolnok, Hungary) and junior Megan Williams (New Westminster, B.C.) shut out Victoria Moody and Meg Dlugos. 8-0, at the third spot, while Appalachian State took the top doubles match-up, 8-1, as Lyndsey Free and Salem Kirven downed JU's tandem of senior Nisrine Hajbane (Casablanca, Morocco) and freshman Lena Willi (Freiburg, Germany). The Dolphins took the deciding set at No. 2, where freshmen Dana Antonioli (Bienne, Switzerland) and Daphne Bourot (Lyon, France) downed Alexandra Grate and Ann Pierce, 8-4, to give JU their fourth doubles point of the season.

Sulyos picked up her fifth straight victory at the No. 1 singles position with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Free. Willi took a 6-3, 6-0 decision over Kirven in No. 2 singles, while Bourot got her second win of the year at No. 3 over Moody, 6-3, 7-5. Hajbane got her fourth straight match, downing Grate, 6-0, 6-0, at the fourth spot, while Antonioli got a 6-3, 6-1 win over Dlugos at No. 5. Williams picked up her third win of the spring when she won the super-tiebreaker over Jill Parsons, 4-6, 6-3, (11-9).

The Dolphins host East Tennessee State at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Alexander Brest Tennis Courts.

JU 7, Appalachian State 0

No. 1: Emese Sulyos (JU) d. Lyndsey Free (ASU) 6-0, 6-3
No. 2: Lena Willi (JU) d. Salem Kirven (ASU) 6-3, 6-0
No. 3: Daphne Bourot (JU) d. Victoria Moody (ASU) 6-3, 7-5
No. 4: Nisrine Hajbane (JU) d. Alexandra Grate (ASU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5: Dana Antonioli (JU) d. Meg Dlugos (ASU) 6-3, 6-1
No. 6: Megan Williams (JU) d. Jill Parsons (ASU) 4-6, 6-3, (11-9)

No. 1: Free/Kirven (ASU) d. Hajbane/Willi (JU) 8-1
No. 2: Antonioli/Bourot (JU) d. Grate/Ann Pierce (ASU) 8-4
No. 3: Sulyos/Williams (JU) d. Moody/Dlugos (ASU) 8-0