BOCA RATON, Fla. – Senior Marisa Ruiz clinched the winning point as the Florida Atlantic University women’s tennis team beat Stetson 4-3 Saturday in Boca Raton.
- Stetson took the doubles point despite Aliona Bolsova and Jemi Aguilar winning their match 6-1 at No. 1 doubles
- JaCara Gillis opened singles action with a decisive 6-0, 6-1 win over Lucy Renault to even the match
- Stetson’s Brooke Milner put the Hatters back on top with her 6-2, 6-1 victory against Aguilar in the sixth slot
- 2 Bolsova remained perfect on the year with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Danel Ashirova at No. 1 singles to make it 2-2
- Freshman Natalia Boltinskaya put the Owls on top with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Arijona Kovac
- Senior Marisa Ruiz clinched the match with a 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 battle against Maxine Bateman for the victory
- Kristen Thoms fell 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 in No. 3 singles as the match ended
FAU travels to take on Florida A&M and Florida State Feb. 9 and 10 in Tallahassee.