Kecht captured the fourth and deciding point.
March 16, 2007
BOCA RATON, FL - Claudia Kecht picked up a 6-4, 7-6(4) victory and the fourth and deciding point in Florida Atlantic University's 4-3 win over Army, on Friday.
Army captured all three doubles match and the first point of the match. FAU then returned to singles play and came off the court with four-consecutive wins before falling at no. 2 and no. 3.
Danielle Simone was the first to capture a match at no. 6 with a straight set victory at 6-0, 6-0 for her win. She was followed by freshman Natalia Totesvka at 6-1, 6-3. Pia Terol and Kecht followed at no. 5 and 1, respectively.
The victory improves FAU's record to 6-5 in dual match play prior to the 1 p.m., Saturday match against Dartmouth. All FAU home matches are played at Patch Reef Park.
No. 1 Niki Flach/Brooke Jones (Army) def. Claudia Kecht/Katherine Bartnik (FAU) 8-6
No. 2 Sarah Giles-Madden/Jessica Shurtz (Army) def. Elodie Wendling/Pia Terol (FAU) 8-5
No. 3 Paige Ford/Kristin Beehler (Army) def. Natalia Totevska/Eve Xanthapoulos (FAU) 8-3
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2
No. 1 Claudia Kecht (FAU) def. Niki Flach (Arym) 6-4, 7-6(10)
No. 2 Brooke Jones (Army) def Elodie Wendling (FAU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
No. 3 Sarah Giles-Madden (Army) def Katherine Bartnik (FAU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
No. 4 Natalia Totevska (FAU) def Kristen Beehler (Army) 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 Pia Terol (FAU) def Jessica Shurtz (Army) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 Danielle Simone (FAU) def Paige Ford (Army) 6-0, 6-0
No. 7 Eve Xanthopoulos (FAU) def Diana Alquero (Army) 6-2
No. 8 Eve Xanthopoulos (FAU) def Christine Limsiaco (Army) 7-5, 5-7 (10-6)