Women's Tennis Falls 5-2 to Denver
Freshman Catalina Ene picked up victories in singles and doubles action in Friday's loss to Denver


Freshman Catalina Ene picked up victories in singles and doubles action in Friday's loss to Denver

March 23, 2012

Final Stats

Boca Raton, FL - The Florida Atlantic University women's tennis team dropped a 5-2 home match to Sun Belt Conference opponent University of Denver on Friday afternoon at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton. The Owls fall to 9-6 on the season.

Senior Justine Humair picked up her second straight victory over a conference team with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles. She won in straight sets over FIU on March 21. Freshman Catalina Ene won a hard-fought, three-set victory at No. 4 singles to round out FAU's winners. She dropped the opening set 6-4 but forced the third set with a dominant 6-1 score in the second frame. Ene completed the comeback with a 6-4 score in the deciding third set.

Ene teamed with junior Natasha Phillips to win 8-6 at No. 3 doubles.

"The matches were extremely close today and everybody gave 100-percent effort," said Marcy Hora-Cava, FAU's head women's tennis coach. "We just fell short today. We hope to play them again in the conference tournament."

FAU returns to the court on April 7 to close out the home portion of its schedule against Binghamton, starting at 1 p.m., from Patch Reef Parch, 2000 West Yamato Road in Boca Raton.

Denver 5, Florida Atlantic 2

Singles

No. 1 Justine Humair (FAU) def. Sophia Bergner (DU), 6-2, 6-2

No. 2 Elena Najera (DU) def. Natasha Basma (FAU), 6-2, 6-1

No. 3 Caroline Schnell (DU) def. Cassie Bergeson (FAU), 6-2, 6-3

No. 4 Catalina Ene (FAU) def. Emma Isberg (DU), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

No. 5 Steffi Rath (DU) def. Erika Mrazkova (FAU), 7-5, 6-2

 

 

No. 6 Natalie Dunn (DU) def. Natasha Phillips (FAU), 6-4, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 Bergner/Rath (DU) def. Natalia Tomaszewicz/Basma (FAU), 8-3

No. 2 Dunn/Najera (DU) def. Taylor Briggs/Humair (FAU), 8-1

No. 3 Ene/Phillips (FAU) def. Isberg/Schnell (DU), 8-6

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