March 19, 2005
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University was defeated by Army, 5-2, in non-conference women's tennis action Saturday afternoon in Boca Raton, FL. The loss drops FAU to 4-7 overall while Army improves to 14-4. Alena Dvorakova and Claudia Kecht each picked up singles victories for the Owls. The win for Dvorakova was her eighth straight and upped her season record to 15-3.
Army claimed the match's first point with a sweep of the three doubles matches. In singles play, FAU tied the score at 1-1 when Kecht defeated Army's Megan Noble, 6-3, 6-3, at no. 4. The Owls took a 2-1 lead when Dvorakova defeated Marissa Limsiaco, 6-1, 6-3, at no. 1. That would be all, though, for FAU as Army won the remaining four singles matches to take the 5-2 victory.
Florida Atlantic is next in action Monday when it hosts Dartmouth at 11:00am.
Army 5, Florida Atlantic 2
1. Alena Dvorakova (FAU) d. Marissa Limsiaco (USMA) 6-1, 6-3.
2. Christine Ong (USMA) d. Veronika Koksova (FAU) 6-0, 7-5.
3. Amy Morgenstern (USMA) d. Katherine Bartnik (FAU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
4. Claudia Kecht (FAU) d. Megan Noble (USMA) 6-3, 6-3.
5. Jennifer Segar (USMA) d. Pia Terol (FAU) 6-4, 6-1.
6. Amanda Paluch (USMA) d. Jessica Williams (FAU) 6-4, 7-5.
1. M. Limsiaco/Morgenstern (USMA) d. Dvorakova/Elodie Wendling (FAU) 8-5.
2. Noble/Segar (USMA) d. Bartnik/Katharina Terescenko (FAU) 8-1.
3. Pam Chavez/Paluch (USMA) d. Kecht/Terol (FAU) 8-3.