Women’s Tennis Tars Hold Their Court

March 24, 2011 Sports, Tennis

The Rollins Women’s Tennis team competed in two competitive matches during this past week.

On Wednesday, March 16, the Tars squared off against Auburn-Montgomery. In doubles play, 24th-ranked Margaret Junker ‘11 and Kayli Ragsdale ‘11 fell 8-2 to fourth-ranked Ana Veselinovic and Morgane Zowzak in the No. 1 match. Ashley Rosenberg ‘13 and Lisa Loft ‘13 lost 8-3 to Kveta Hajkova and Alina Tseplukhova. The Tars scored a point in the third match by default.

In the first singles match, 26th-ranked Roshni Luthra ‘11 fell to third-ranked Ana Veselinovic 6-1, 6-0. Junker lost to 26th-ranked Morgane Zowzak 6-1, 6-3. Loft lost No. 3 match to 27th-ranked Kveta Hajkova 6-3, 6-4. Stefaniya Tkach ‘11 upset 15th-ranked Alina Tseplukhova 6-3, 7-6(4) in the No. 4 match. Rollins also took the fifth and sixth matches by default.

After the game, the Tars record dropped to 10-3, and their National Ranking to 10.

On Thursday, March 17, the Tars took to the courts at Martin Tennis Complex once again against the UT-Chatt anooga Mocs.

Rollins (11-3) started with wins in the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. Junker and Ragsdale won the No. 1 match 8-6 over Alexa Flynn and Emily Hangstefer. Allie Steele ‘11 and Luthra teamed to win the No. 3 match over Diana Zora and Annie Green, 8-4.

Junker topped Flynn 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 2 singles match, and Loft won the No. 3 match 6-2, 6-2. Stefania Tkach defeated Shiana Singh 6-3, 6-2 during the No. 4 match, while Mariana Salvador ‘14 took Diana Zora 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 6 match.

The Tars won the match 6-3 and sent the Mocs back home empty handed. In the end, they improved their record to 11-3 and remain nationally ranked at No. 10.

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