Lynn Presents Formidable Challenge for PBA Women's Tennis

Written by: Michael Brown, Assistant A.D. for External Operations

Box Score

BOCA RATON, Fla.- The Sailfish women’s tennis team had their hands full on Tuesday afternoon as they took on the No. 4-ranked Lynn University squad at the Perper Tennis Complex in Boca Raton. The Fighting Knights proved their high ranking by defeating the Sailfish by a total of 9-0.

The Knights (4-0) defeated the No. 30-ranked Sailfish (1-3) in each doubles and singles while producing straight set wins in singles at Nos. 3, 4 and 6 singles.

The ‘Fish best opportunity for a win came at No. 2-doubles as Jessica Wharton and Maja Jovic were defeated 8-4 by Rosalie Willig and Andrea Berkova. PBA’s No. 1-doubles tandem of Veena Vasquez and Yoanna Peshev lost 8-2 versus the No. 5-ranked duo of Vale Confalonieri and Ioana Ivan.

Confalonieri is currently the No. 1-ranked singles player in the NCAA Division II ranks and defeated Vasquz 6-4, 6-1.

Palm Beach Atlantic will return to action on Saturday, Feb. 15th when they host Warner (Fla.) University at 1 pm.

#6 Lynn University 9, #30 Palm Beach Atlantic University 0
2/11/14 at Boca Raton, Fla. (Perper Tennis Complex)

Singles competition

1. #1 Vale Confalonieri (LUW) def. Veena Vasquez (PBAW) 6-4, 6-1
2. Rosalie Willig (LUW) def. Yoanna Peshev (PBAW) 6-2, 6-1
3. #11 Ioana Ivan (LUW) def. Jessica Wharton (PBAW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Alina Jane (LUW) def.  Vilja Vahatalo (PBAW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Kim Przeszlowski (LUW) def. Maja Jovic (PBAW) 6-2, 6-2
6. Aleks Vukadinovic (LUW) def. Liddy Robinson (PBAW) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. #5 Vale Confalonieri/Ioana Ivan (LUW) def. Veena Vasquez/Yoanna Peshev (PBAW) 8-2
2. Rosalie Willig/Andrea Berkova (LUW) def. Jessica Wharton/Maja Jovic (PBAW) 8-4
3. Kim Przeszlowski/Alina Jane (LUW) def. Vilja Vahatalo/Liddy Robinson (PBAW) 8-0

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