Sailfish Women's Tennis Comes Up Short Against Florida Southern College

Written By: Michael Brown, Palm Beach Atlantic University SID

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- The Palm Beach Atlantic University and Florida Southern College women’s tennis teams hooked up for a Friday matinee tennis match at Gaines Park where the Moccasins came out on top by a final tally of 7-2. The loss drops PBA to 1-3 on the season after opening the season with a victory.

Palm Beach Atlantic earned victories at #3-doubles and #6-singles as the Sailfish are still searching for an identity as a team.

Katie Livesay and Pamela Artigas combined to earn an 8-6 victory at #3-doubles while Artigas was also the lone singles winner for the Fish as she battled FSC’s Amanda Carns to a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 10-6 victory at #6-singles.

The Fish will continue their busy schedule to start the season on Wednesday, February 18th as they will travel to Barry University to tangle with the Bucs at 3:30 p.m.

Florida Southern College 7, Palm Beach Atlantic University 2

Doubles

#1- Softic/Hungerford (FSC) defeated Ripoll/Alekseeva (PBA)   8-0
#2- Conroy/Kovacikova (FSC) defeated Rubiano/Aleman (PBA)   8-1
#3- Livesay/Artigas (PBA) defeated Baertschi/Carns (FSC)    8-6

Singles

#1- Softic (FSC) defeated Ripoll (PBA)     6-2, 6-2
#2- Hungerford (FSC) defeated Alekseeva (PBA)    6-2, 6-3
#3- Conroy (FSC) defeated Rubiano (PBA)     6-2, 6-4
#4- Kovacikova (FSC) defeated Aleman (PBA)    6-0, 6-0
#5- Baertschi (FSC) defeated Livesay (PBA)     6-3, 6-1
#6- Artigas (PBA) defeated Carns (FSC)     6-7 (10), 6-3, 10-6

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