Women's Tennis Spikes GSU
Veronika Koksova put the finishing touches on FAU's fifth consecutive victory.

Veronika Koksova put the finishing touches on FAU's fifth consecutive victory.

March 10, 2004

BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University found itself in hole early but battled back in singles play to defeat Georgia State University, 4-2, Wednesday afternoon in Boca Raton, FL. Trailing, 1-0, after losing the doubles point, the Lady Owls rattled off three consecutive singles wins before Veronika Koksova put the finishing touches on the match. The win improves FAU to 8-3 on the year and 2-1 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

GSU fell to 5-5 and 2-1 in A-Sun play.

Karolina Roubickova, Tania Rivera, and Alena Dvorakova got the ball rolling for FAU, wrapping up their matches within minutes of each other. Roubickova finished first, beating Annamaria Forgacs, 6-3, 6-1, at no. 2. Meanwhile, Rivera, playing at no. 4, defeated Rebecca Mitchell, 6-1, 6-2.

Dvorakova followed with a win at no. 1, pushing the FAU's lead to 3-1. The win was Dvorakova's ninth consecutive.

The Panthers battled back by stealing the point at no. 6 before Koksova ended the match. Koksova won, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, at no. 3. The junior has now won six of the last seven matches she has finished.

The Lady Owls next host no. 68 Virginia Tech, 5:00 pm March 11, in Boca Raton, FL.

Singles

1. Alena Dvorakova (FAU) def. Anne Breiholtz (GSU) 6-3, 6-2.
2. Karolina Roubickova (FAU) def. Annamaria Forgacs (GSU) 6-3, 6-1.
3. Veronika Koksova (FAU) def. Simona Foltyn (GSU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.
4. Tania Rivera (FAU) def. Rebecca Mitchell (GSU) 6-1, 6-2.
5. Krystel Borg (FAU) def. Ania Dolinska (GSU) unfinished.
6. Karmelina Rivera (GSU) def. Katherine Bartnik (FAU) 6-2, 0-6, 3-6.

 

 

Doubles

1. Breiholz/Forgacs (GSU) def. Dvorakova/Roubickova (FAU) 8-4.
2. Foltyn/Rivera (GSU) def. Borg/Rivera (FAU) 8-6.
3. Bartnik/Koksova (FAU) def. Dolinska/Mitchell (GSU) 8-6.

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