February 9, 2008

North Georgia Falls 5-4 at Lander to Open PBC schedule

Lander University 5, North Georgia 4

GREENWOOD, SC - North Georgia College & State University dropped their conference opener Saturday afternoon, falling 5-4 to Lander University in Peach Belt Conference action.


Singles competition
1. Brittany Smith (NGCSU) def. Fernanda Oliveira (LU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
2. Vuokko Vahatalo (LU) def. Katherine Harrison (NGCSU) 7-5, 6-1
3. Anni Pajunen (LU) def. Velina Boteva (NGCSU) 6-3, 6-1
4. Lilia Tzvetanova (NGCSU) def. Ana Luiza Zaia (LU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Caitlin Fell (LU) def. Maria Dreaden (NGCSU) 6-1, 6-3
6. Sam Bisset (NGCSU) def. Melanese Newbold (LU) 6-4, 7-5


Doubles competition
1. Fernanda Oliveira/Anni Pajunen (LU) def. Brittany Smith/Katherine Harrison (NGCSU) 8-6
2. Velina Boteva/Lilia Tzvetanova (NGCSU) def. Ana Luiza Zaia/Kristinanne Emanouil (LU) 8-3
3. Vuokko Vahatalo/Caitlin Fell (LU) def. Catie Murphy/Sam Bisset (NGCSU) 8-4


Match Notes
North Georgia 1-2, 0-1 PBC
Lander University 2-0, 1-0 PBC; Regional ranking #10