Women's Tennis Bounces Back at Weslyan

Category:  Sports
Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 10:52 PM
Women's Tennis Bounces Back at Weslyan by Michael McLaughlin

The women’s tennis team lost their first two matches of the week, but was able to snap the losing streak with a victory over West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday.

On March 29, they were shut out by the defending PSAC champions of California University (Pa.). The Scots lost 9-0.

They faced Charleston in Erie on Saturday and were able to come up with two victories, but were defeated 7-2.

The two victories came in the singles matches with Jelena Vucenovic and Laura Lopez capturing their third and 11th wins, respectively.

Julia Hellstern was able to get her match against 13th ranked Toni Katipa to three sets, but lost 10-7 in the finale.

Hellstern paired up with Lydia Browne to challenge the duo of Ana Maria Pena and Taylor Youell, but were defeated, 9-8, on a 5-0 tiebreaker.

Singles competition

1. Toni Katipa (CHA) def. Julia Hellstern (EDIN_W) 6-3, 5-7, 10-7

2. Elise Edwards (CHA) def. Anastasiya Dasik (EDIN_W) 7-5, 6-0

3. Ana Maria Pena (CHA) def. Marija Tmusic (EDIN_W) 6-0, 6-4

4. Laura Lopez (EDIN_W) def. Jackie Bakos (CHA) 6-3, 6-4

5. Taylor Todd (CHA) def. Roxana Yeh (EDIN_W) 7-6, 6-4

6. Jelena Vucenovic (EDIN_W) def. Taylor Youell (CHA) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Toni Katipa/Elise Edwards (CHA) def. Anastasiya Dasik/Marija Tmusic (EDIN_W) 8-3

2. Jackie Bakos/Taylor Todd (CHA) def. Laura Lopez/Roxana Yeh (EDIN_W) 8-3

3. Ana Maria Pena/Taylor Youell (CHA) def. Julia Hellstern/Lydia Browne (EDIN_W) 9-8 (5-0)

On Saturday, the Scots won convincingly by a score of 8-1 over West Virginia Wesleyan. They improved their record to 11-6, while the Bobcats fell to 7-5.

The Scots swept the doubles matches and won five of their six singles matches.

Hellstern suffered the lone loss in three sets, going up against the Bobcats’ top player.

Singles Competition

1. Paula Pimenta (WVWC) def. Julia Hellstern (EDIN_W) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4

2. Anastasiya Dasik (EDIN_W) def. Mardina Junyer (WVWC) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6

3. Marija Tmusic (EDIN_W) def. Julia Uchoa (WVWC) 6-2, 6-1

4. Laura Lopez (EDIN_W) def. Kasumi Hayashi (WVWC) 6-4, 6-0

5. Roxana Yeh (EDIN_W) def. Sarah Cameron (WVWC) 6-3, 6-1

6. Jelena Vucenovic (EDIN_W) def. Sam Smith (WVWC) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Anastasiya Dasik/Marija Tmusic (EDIN_W) def. Julia Uchoa/Mardina Junyer (WVWC) 8-3

2. Laura Lopez/Roxana Yeh (EDIN_W) def. Paula Pimenta/Sarah Cameron (WVWC) 8-4

3. Julia Hellstern/Lydia Browne (EDIN_W) def. Kasuma Hayashi/Sam Smith (WVWC) 8-1

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