March 14, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 14, 2014) – Florida Atlantic women’s tennis fell to Middle Tennessee on Friday 5-2. FAU coming off a big win Thursday over Hillsdale hoped the momentum would carry over but was unable to get past a tough MTU team. The lost drops the Owls to 6-8 on the season and 0-2 against conference opponents. FAU only managed two wins on the day both in singles.
FAU junior Natalia Tomaszewicz defeated Flavia Nagayama 7-5, 6-4 for her sixth win on the season. Tomaszewicz has only one lost in dual matches this season (Davidson), and has a record of 6-1 FAU freshman Bianca Biglione defeated Sarah Sediri 6-1, 6-3 for her fourth consecutive win and her ninth win on the season. Biglione has an overall recod of 9-4 and is second on the team in wins this season.
FAU looks to bounce back Sunday March 16, at 11 a.m. against Buffalo at home at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton.
Middle Tennessee 5, Florida Atlantic 2
3/14/2014 at Boca Raton, Fla.
1. Tiffany William (MT) def. Stephanie Cardullo (FAU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-0
2. Nayara Moraes (MT) def. Kandis Legall (FAU) 0-6, 6-1, 6-1
3. Jesse Grace (MT) def. Catalina Ene (FAU) 3-6, 7-6 (4-7), 1-0
4. Natalia Tomaszewicz (FAU) def. Flavia Nagayama (MT) 7-5, 6-4
5. Irina Constantinide (MT) def. Lyndsey Boos (FAU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Tiffany William/Nayara Moraes (MT) def. Stephanie Cardullo/Bianca Biglione (FAU) 8-4
2. Lyndsey Boos/Catalina Ene (FAU) vs. Jesse Grace/Flavia Nagayama (MT) unfinished
3. Irina Constantinide/Sarah Sediri (MT) def. Kandis Legall/Taylor Briggs (FAU) 8-4