FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2007
Women's Tennis drops match to North Florida 5-2

Feb. 2, 2007

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Women's Tennis drops match to North Florida 5-2 JU drops to 6-3 in River City Rumble standings Jacksonville, Fla.- The Dolphins (1-2, 0-1 A-Sun) could not comeback from a slow start Thursday, after play was postponed due to rain as North Flordia (5-0, 0-0 A-Sun) took the match 5-2.

The Ospreys dominated over JU, No. 3 Catalina Castillo defeating Tatiana Soldatova 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4, No. 4 Florencia Torres def. Iva Jaresova (6-2, 6-1), No. 5 Ina Durcakova def. Fernanda Carrero (6-0, 6-2), and No. 6 Robin Rogers def. Maria Paiva-Flor (6-3, 6-1).

The Dolphins only points in the match came from No. 1 Emese Sulyos def. Vanessa Sanchez (6-0, 6-0) and No. 2 Lena Willi def. Natalia Sanchez (6-4, 6-4). After a tough beginning in singles play, the Dolphins could not come back to take the Double's point.

Castillo and N. Sanchez defeated Jaresova and Sulyos, 8-5, in No. 1, No. 2 Torres and Durcakova defeated Willi and Carrer, 8-3, while Desmarais and V. Sanchez defeated Soldatova and Paiva-Flor, 8-2.

"It came down to a battle of pride and desire," said Head Coach Jarod Camerota. "Even though we could not win the match in doubles play, we gave up and did not want to fight for every point."

The Dolphins will return to the courts Saturday, Feb. 3 at 1:00 p.m. at Georgia Southern.

Singles:

1. Emese Sulyos (JU) def. Vanessa Sanchez (UNF) 6-0, 6-0

2. Lena Willi (JU) def. Natalia Sanchez (UNF) 6-4, 6-4

3. Catalina Castillo (UNF) def. Tatiana Soldatova (JU) 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4

4. Florencia Torres (UNF) def. Iva Jaresova (JU) 6-2, 6-1

5. Ina Durcakova (UNF) def. Fernanda Carrero (JU) 6-0, 6-2

6. Robin Rogers (UNF) def. Maria Paiva-Flor (JU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles:

1. Castillo/N. Sanchez (UNF) def. Jaresova/Sulyos (JU) 8-5

2. Torres/Durcakova (UNF) def. Willi/Carrero (JU) 8-3

3. Desmarais/V. Sanchez (UNF) def. Soldatova/Pavia-Flor (JU) 8-2