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Women's Tennis Defeated by Virginia

March 3, 2003

BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University came into its match with no. 41 Virginia on a roll, winning its last five games. Monday night that streak came to an end as no. 72 FAU fell, 5-2, to the Cavaliers. The Lady Owls trailed early, 3-0, before making a late rally to pull within 3-2.

One streak did continue. Alena Dvorakova extended her winning streak to eight matches when she picked up FAU's first singles victory of the match. The sophomore breezed by Jennifer Tuchband, 6-1, 6-3, at no. 1.

Karolina Roubickova was the second Lady Owl to register a win. Roubickova came back down one set to defeat Loris Stern, 4-6, 7-5, 2-1 (retired).

FAU was denied a comeback when Virginia bounced back to win the last two matches.

The Lady Owls next host no. 74 Boston College at 11:00 am.


1. Alena Dvorakova (FAU) def. Jennifer Tuchband (UV) 6-1, 6-3.
2. Karolina Roubickova (FAU) def. Loris Stern (UV) 4-6, 7-5, 2-1 (ret).
3. Kristen James (UV) def. Tania Rivera (FAU) 6-2, 6-2.
4. Marta Bechliwanis (UV) def. Krystel Borg (FAU) 6-4, 7-5.
5. Dora Bechliwanis (UV) def. Stephanie Beaulieu (FAU) 6-1, 6-2.
6. Lauren Bruch (UV) def. Stephanie Oldock (FAU) 7-6, 5-7, 7-6.


1. Tuchband/Henriette Williams (UV) def. Dvorakova/Roubickova (FAU) 8-6.
2. James/Stern (UV) def. Beaulieu/Rivera (FAU) 8-2.
3. D. Bechliwanis/M. Bechliwanis (UV) def. Borg/Oldock (FAU) 8-2.



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