Womens Tennis Rolls Past Eckerd, Win 8-1
April 12, 2015
Written by: Will Johansen, Sports Information Assistant
St. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The Palm Beach Atlantic women’s tennis team was victorious Sunday afternoon, beating Eckerd College 8-1. The win Saturday was their 10th in a row, bringing the Sailfish to 16-5 on the season.
The Sailfish wasted no time, making a clean sweep of the Tritons in doubles competition. Veena Vasquez and Valerie Nagovitcina picked up an 8-4 win, they were followed by the duo of Yoanna Peshev and Maja Jovic, who won 8-0. Rounding out the doubles side of things, Leyla Taracena and Michaela Mignemi won 8-1.
The Sailfish kept rolling on the singles side of things as well. Vasqeuz picked up a 6-0, 6-1 win in the top spot. Nagovitcina won 6-1, 6-3. Peshev was victorious 6-3, 6-4. Jovic won 6-2, 6-1, and Mignemi won 8-1.
The Sailfish conclude their regular season this Saturday afternoon as they head to Davie, Florida to take on Nova Southeastern University at 2 pm. The Sharks are currently 17-1 and ranked No. 4 nationally.
PBA 8, EC 1
D1. Vasquez/Nagovitcina def. Hawn/Naula 8-4
D2. Peshev/Jovic def. Fridrik/Fridrik 8-0
D3. Taracena/Mignemi def. Benn/Trapp 8-1
1. Vasquez def. Hawn 6-0, 6-1
2. Nagovitcina def. Trapp 6-1, 6-3
3. Peshev def. Emily Fridrik 6-3, 6-4
4. Jovic def. Naula 6-2, 6-1
5. Mignemi def. Benn 8-1
6. Fridrik def. Bowman 8-3