Women's Tennis Falls to East Tennessee State

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – The East Tennessee State women's tennis team remained perfect in Atlantic Sun play as they shutout Campbell, 7-0, Friday afternoon at the Nisbet Tennis Center.

With the win, East Tennessee State improves to 6-4 (4-0 Atlantic Sun) on the season while Campbell falls to 9-6 (1-2 Atlantic Sun) on the year.

In doubles action, all three matches were close throughout as ETSU took all three matches by identical 8-6 scores.

The Lady Bucs took all six singles matches on the afternoon as they defeated Campbell in straight sets in each match. East Tennessee State junior Yevgeniya Stupak won her 18th straight singles match as she defeated Blanca Saenz, 6-3, 6-1. Stupak is ranked number 109 in the latest ITA rankings.

Campbell freshman Borislava Nikolova lost her first Atlantic Sun singles match of the year as she fell to Tara Byrne, 6-0, 6-1, in the number two position.

Campbell will be back in action tomorrow as they host USC-Upstate beginning at 1p.m.

Tennis Match Results

ETSU vs Campbell

Mar 20, 2009 at Buies Creek, N.C.

ETSU 7, Campbell 0

Singles competition

1. Yevgeniya STUPAK (ETSU) def. Blanca Saenz (CAM-W) 6-3, 6-1

2. Tara BYRNE (ETSU) def. Borislava Nikolova (CAM-W) 6-0, 6-1

3. Karina KEDZO (ETSU) def. Ana Surviladze (CAM-W) 6-3, 6-1

4. Paula JAMIE (ETSU) def. Cristina Garcia (CAM-W) 7-5, 6-1

5. Tara SHEETS (ETSU) def. Anais Gomar (CAM-W) 6-3, 6-4

6. Andra VOINEA (ETSU) def. Cortney Armitano (CAM-W) 6-4, retired

Doubles competition

1. Yevgeniya STUPAK/Andra VOINEA (ETSU) def. Ana Surviladze/Cristina Garcia (CAM-W) 8-6

2. Tara BYRNE/Karina KEDZO (ETSU) def. Blanca Saenz/Anais Gomar (CAM-W) 8-6

3. Vita MOSKALIOVA/Tara SHEETS (ETSU) def. Borislava Nikolova/Cortney Armitano (CAM-W) 8-6

Match Notes:

Campbell 9-6

ETSU 6-4