PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 5 University of West Florida women’s tennis team (14-9, 4-0 GSC) defeated Delta State, 7-2, today at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex on the UWF campus. While both teams are in the Gulf South Conference (GSC), UWF is in the East Division and Delta State is in the West. Thus, the match does not count in conference standings. With the win, UWF has recorded three straight victories.
UWF won all three doubles matches. At the No. 1 position, Jacqueline March (Santa Rosa Beach) and Luiza Sonnervig (Sao Paulo, Brazil) defeated Laura Mongin and Erin Teivans, 8-1. Caitlyn Baines (Ft. Walton Beach) and Taylor Brewster (Fergus, Ontario), who are the No. 5 ranked doubles duo in the South Region, tallied an 8-4 victory over Amandine Gourgeues and Lucia Laws at the No. 2 line. Argonauts Yana Bokareva (Moscow, Russia) and Hannah Durham (Hammond, La.) defeated Hidemi Mayeshiro and Maria Moya Morales, 8-1, at No. 3.
Luiza Sonnervig put UWF up 4-0 when she recorded a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Laws at the No. 2 singles position. UWF junior Naomi Higa (Córdoba, Argentina) clinched the victory for the Argonauts with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Teivans at No. 4. Brewster defeated Mongin, 6-4, 6-2, at the No. 1 line. Delta State recorded its first point of the day when Mayeshiro defeated Jessica Hsu (Pensacola), 6-1, 6-4, at the No. 6 spot. Gourgues’ 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 victory over March at No. 3 made the score 6-2, UWF. In the final match to finish, UWF freshman Durham defeated Moya Morales, 7-6, 6-3.
West Florida has four matches remaining in the regular season. UWF will return to the courts on Tuesday to face GSC foe North Alabama. The match is slated for 2 p.m. at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex on the UWF campus. Results and a recap of the match will be available on GoArgos.com. For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.
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No. 5 University of West Florida 7, Delta State 2
#1 Taylor Brewster (UWF) def. Laura Mongin (DSU) 6-4, 6-2
#2 Luiza Sonnervig (UWF) def. Lucia Laws (DSU) 6-0, 6-3
#3 Amandine Gourgues (DSU) def. Jacqueline March (UWF) 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
#4 Naomi Higa (UWF) def. Erin Teivans (DSU) 6-1, 6-4
#5 Hannah Durham (UWF) def. Maria Moya Morales (DSU) 7-6, 6-3
#6 Hidemi Mayeshiro (DSU) def. Jessica Hsu (UWF) 6-1, 6-4
#1 Jacqueline March/Luiza Sonnervig (UWF) def. Laura Mongin/Erin Teivans (DSU) 8-1
#2 Caitlyn Baines/Taylor Brewster (UWF) def. Amandine Gourgues/Lucia Laws (DSU) 8-4
#3 Yana Bokareva/Hannah Durham (UWF) def. Hidemi Mayeshiro/Maria Moya Morales (DSU) 8-1
University of West Florida 14-9, 4-0 GSC; National ranking #5; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,4,1,6,3,5)
Delta State is in the GSC West Division, while UWF is in the GSC East Division.