Highly-Ranked Lynn University Takes Care of Business Against Lady Fish
February 12, 2009
Written By: Michael Brown, Palm Beach Atlantic University SID
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Taking on #3-ranked Lynn University on Thursday afternoon, the Palm Beach Atlantic University women’s tennis team gave a valiant effort but came up short against the superior Fighting Knights by a 9-0 final tally. The loss drops PBA to 1-2 to start the 2009 season.
Sailfish #1-doubles combo of Montse Ripoll and Olga Alekseeva put forth the best effort in the doubles portion of the match for PBA as they were defeated 8-4. Lina Rubiano and Natalie Aleman were defeated 8-2 at #2-doubles.
One of the top teams in all the nation and ranked #1 in the NCAA South Region, the Knights made quick work of the Sailfish in the singles portion of the match as they didn’t drop a set to the Fish.
The Fish will be back in action on Friday, February 13th as they take on Florida Southern College at Gaines Park beginning at 3 p.m.
Lynn 9 PBA 0
#1D: Ripoll/Alekseeva vs. Juskrova/Ekert Lynn 8-4
#2D: Rubiano/Aleman vs. Iannozzi/Yanoff Lynn 8-2
#3D: Livesay/Artigas vs. Ferrari/Johnstone Lynn 8-1
#1S: M. Ripoll vs. E. Iannozzi Lynn 6-1, 6-1
#2S: O. Alekseeva vs. K. Jiskrova Lynn 6-1, 6-4
#3S: Lina Rubiano vs. M. Ekert Lynn 6-0, 6-1
#4S: N. Aleman vs. J. Yanoff Lynn 6-2, 6-2
#5S: Katie Livesay vs. A. Siaci Lynn 6-1, 6-0
#6S: Pamela Artigas vs. A. Ferrari Lynn 6-3, 6-0