Sailfish Win Sixth Straight
March 21, 2015
Written By: Will Johansen, Sports Information Assistant
Winter Haven, Fla.- The Palm Beach Atlantic women’s tennis team won their sixth consecutive match Saturday afternoon, defeating Warner University 8-1.
The afternoon started off with relative ease for the ‘Fish, as they won all three of the doubles sets. Even Vasquez/ Leyla Taracena posted an 8-2 win, followed by Yoanna Peshev/ Maja Jovic’s 9-7 victory. Valerie Nagovitcina/ Michaela Mignemi rounded out the doubles competition with a one-sided 8-0 victory.
On the singles side, the Sailfish won five of their six chances. Nagovitcina got things started with a 6-2, 6-1 win. Jovic (8-6) and Taracena (6-0, 6-0) were victorious as well. Ana Reich in the fifth spot won 8-1, and Dezi Bowman cruised to an 8-0 victory
The Sailfish travel to Orlando Tuesday to take on Colorado Mesa University, starting at 4p.m.
PBA 8 WU 1
D1) Vasquez/ Taracena def. Ocampo/ Ryan 8-2
D2) Peshev/ Jovic def. Garcia/ Correa 9-7
D3) Nagovitcina/ Mignemi def. Prieto/ Diaz 8-0
1) Nagovitcina def. Ocampo 6-2, 6-1
2) Correa def. Peshev 6-4, 6-2
3) Jovac def. Paula Garcia 8-6
4) Taracena def. Caitlyn Ryan 6-0, 6-0
5) Reich def. Cindy Prieto 8-1
6) Bowman def. M. Diaz 8-0