THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2012
Wildcats defeat Dolphins
The Jacksonville University women’s tennis team dropped a home match to the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 5-2 Wednesday at the Keith Watson Family Tennis Complex. JU freshman Aline Staudt continued her stellar season by winning her singles match and improving to 4-0 on the year.
The outstanding freshman cruised to a straight sets win over Katarina Szaboova 6-1, 6-0. On the year Staudt has now outscored the opponents’ number one player 46 games to 20 having only dropped one set. She and fellow Dolphin Natalia Marques Melibeu have been a successful doubles duo winning their match 8-4 and improving to 3-1 on the season.
Fellow freshman Djessika Bezerra was also victorious in her singles match defeating Gaby Chinchilla 0-6, 6-3, 6-1. The win marked the second for Bezerra on the season moving her individual record to 2-2 in 2012.
The Dolphins are now 1-3 as a team on the season and will look to rebound when they host Hampton University on February 18 at 10:00 am.
1. Staudt/ Melibeu vs Szaboova/ Robakidze- JU 8-4
2. Bezerra/ Bartos vs Speller/ Peterson-Paul- BCC 8-2
3. Gosal/ Spencer vs Chinchilla/ Kajiwara- BCC 8-5
1. Staudt vs Szaboova- JU 6-1, 6-0
2. Melibeu vs Speller- BCC 6-4, 6-4
3. Bartos vs Kajiwara- BCC 6-4, 6-0
4. Bezerra vs Chinchilla- JU 0-6, 6-3, 6-1
5. Gosal vs Robakidze- BCC 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
6. Spencer vs Peterson-Paul- 6-2, 6-0
2011 WOMEN'S TENNIS