Women's Tennis Opens Spring Season at Home Against Miami on Friday
Sophomore Catalina Ene and the Owls open the 2013 spring season Friday against Miami


Sophomore Catalina Ene and the Owls open the 2013 spring season Friday against Miami

Jan. 10, 2013

Boca Raton, FL - The Florida Atlantic University women's tennis team opens the 2013 spring dual-match season against nationally ranked University of Miami on Friday, January 11 at 1:30 p.m. from Patch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Road in Boca Raton.

The Owls return six letter winners, including five singles players, from last season's 10-win team. That was the second consecutive double-digit win season for Head Coach Marcy Hora-Cava, who enters her fifth season leading the team.

Top FAU returnees are senior Marlene Ryan, who posted a 10-2 spring record in 2012 and won six of her seven No. 2 singles matches; sophomore Catalina Ene, had a team-high 11 singles victories and was 5-2 at No. 4 singles; and senior Natasha Basma, who had a 7-7 record split between playing at No. 2 and the No. 3 singles.

Other returnees include senior Natasha Phillips, who teamed with Ene to win six doubles matches; sophomore Taylor Briggs, who picked up five dual meet doubles victories; and sophomore Natalia Tomaszewicz, a winner of six matches at No. 6 singles.

Newcomers to the team include junior Stephanie Cardullo, and freshmen Claire-Mitchell Andrews and Patrycia Tomaszewicz.

 

 

Miami enters this spring ranked No. 9 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's preseason national poll.
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