MONDAY, APRIL 02, 2012
Eagles soar past Dolphins

The Florida Gulf Coast women’s tennis team defeated JU 6-1 on Saturday in Fort Myers.  Natalia Melibeu was perfect on the day winning both her individual match and doubles match and earned JU’s only point of the team match.

Melibeu won her individual match in straight sets over Gulf Coast’s Jen Evans.  She won 6-3, 6-2 for her second conference win of the year and her sixth overall.  Melibeu also was successful in the doubles portion of the match teaming up with freshman Aline Staudt to defeat their opponents 8-5.  This marks the sixth time this season that the duo has been paired up and won a doubles match.  The pair are now 6-4 on the year when they play together with all of those matches coming on the doubles #1 flight.

The Dolphins move to 4-11 as a team and 1-4 in Atlantic Sun play.  They will look to break their current three match losing streak when they host the Lipscomb Bisons on April 6.