No. 4 Sharks Take A Bite Out Of The Sailfish, Fish Fall 6-3
April 18, 2015
Written by: Will Johansen, Sports Information Assistant
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla- Palm Beach Atlantic women's tennis ends it’s regular season with a 6-3 defeat versus No. 4 Nova Southeastern University.
Doubles action saw the Sharks take two of three from the ‘Fish, with the Sailfish tandem of Leyla Taracena and Michaela Mignemi picking up the lone doubles win, winning 8-6.
On the singles side, Veena Vasquez picked up a 6-4, 6-3 win in the top spot, and Mignemi picked up a win in the 6 spot for the Sailfish.
The No. 4 ranked Sharks were too much for the Sailfish to handle in the middle spots of the Sailfish, as the Sharks won the 2-5 singles matches, winning the match by a score of 6-3.
The Sailfish end the regular season 16-6, and ranked No. 39 in the country, and awaiting their postseason fate.
NSU 6 PBA 3
D1 Jurova/ Constantanide def. Vasquez/ Nagovitcina 8-2
D2 Kaeser/ Johansson def. Peshev/ Jovic 8-1
D3 Taracena/ Mignemi def. Karnienko/ Serdyuk 8-6
1 Vasquez def. Jurova 6-4, 6-3
2 Constantanide def. Nagovitcina 6-2, 6-2
3 Johansson def. Peshev 6-4, 6-0
4 Rizzolo def. Jovic 6-0, 6-2
5 Roberts def. Taracena 6-3, 3-6, 10-8
6 Mignemi def. Cote 6-4, 2-3, retired