#16 Florida Southern Tallies Saturday Victory Over PBA in Women's Tennis

Written By: Michael Brown, PBA Sports Information Director

LAKELAND, Fla.- The Florida Southern College women’s tennis team welcomed in Palm Beach Atlantic University on Saturday afternoon in an early-season tennis match. The #16-ranked Moccasins lived up to their lofty national ranking with a 9-0 sweep of the Lady Sailfish which dropped PBA to a tough 0-3 start to the 2010 campaign.

Senior Natalie Aleman and sophomore Amber Braaten teamed up for a solid effort at #2-doubles in putting forth PBA’s best showing in doubles action as they were defeated 8-5.

Junior Krishna Domenech gave the Fish their best showing in singles action with a 6-0, 7-6 (2) defeat at number six singles.

The Lady Sailfish will be back in action on February 18th at 6 p.m. as they will travel to nearby Boca Raton, Florida to take on Lynn University.

PBA 0, #16 Florida Southern 9

1D.  Rubiano/Trotter lost to Softic/Rozite (#17)              8-1
2D.  Aleman/Braaten lost to Kovacikova/Baertschi       8-5
3D.  Ittersagen/Domenech lost to Arguello/Carns         8-2

1S. Rubiano lost to Softic (#4)       6-0, 6-0
2S. Aleman lost to Kovacikova      6-4, 6-0
3S. Braaten lost to Arguello           6-0, 6-0
4S. Ittersagen lost to Rozite           6-0, 6-0
5S. Trotter lost to Baertschi            6-4, 6-4
6S. Domenech lost Carns              6-0, 7-6 (2)

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