Lady Saints Come Up Short Against # 5 Patriots

FLORENCE, SC – The North Georgia College and State University’s women’s tennis team (2-2, 1-1) fell to fifth – ranked Francis Marion (4-0, 2-0) Sunday afternoon in Peach Belt conference action.

The Lady Saints picked up two victories in the number three doubles and number six singles spot, but fell short to the undefeated Patriots.

The women’s tennis team will be back in action Friday, traveling to Morrow, Georgia to take on Clayton State in conference action at 1 p.m.

#5 Francis Marion University 7, North Georgia 2
Feb 21, 2010 at Florence, SC

Singles competition
1. #6 Tereza Sykorova (FMU) def. Stasa Vujoseciv (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #26 Jitka Gavdunova (FMU) def. Brittany Smith (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-2
3. #8 Sabina Baberadova (FMU) def. Juliana Chiong (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-0
4. Mona Blauen (FMU) def. Ashley Marie Jordan (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Kerry Hall (FMU) def. Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 6-2, 6-0
6. Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) def. Rachel Rubin (FMU) 6-4, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. #2 Tereza Sykorova/Sabina Baberadova (FMU) def. Juliana Chiong/Brittany Smith (NGCSUW) 8-0
2. Jitka Gavdunova/Mona Blauen (FMU) def. Stasa Vujoseciv/Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 8-2
3. Ashley Marie Jordan/Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) def. Kerry Hall/Karine Augur (FMU) 8-4


Match Notes
North Georgia 2-2, 1-1 PBC
Francis Marion University 4-0, 2-0 PBC; National ranking #5; Regional ranking #2