March 7, 2010

8th-Ranked Lady Cougars Blank Lady Saints Tennis

DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s tennis team hosted the No. 8 team in the country and fell 9-0 on Sunday afternoon as Columbus State University came to town and blanked the Lady Saints in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Saints fall to 1-7 overall on the season, and 1-2 in Peach Belt Conference action, while the Lady Cougars, who came into the day ranked No. 8 in the country and No. 3 in the latest Southeast Region poll improve to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in league action.

North Georgia returns to action on Saturday, March 13, traveling to North Carolina to take on UNC Asheville in a non-conference matchup. Start time is slated for 11:00 a.m.


Singles competition
1. Loriane Favoretto (CSUW) def. Stasa Vujoseciv (NGCSUW) 6-4, 7-5
2. Sofia Persson (CSUW) def. Juliana Chiong (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Caterina Kiefer (CSUW) def. Ashley Marie Jordan (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Gabriela Vasilescu (CSUW) def. Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-2
5. Andrea Redrado (CSUW) def. Sara Vaughters (NGCSUW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lucy Bird (CSUW) def. Matilda Watson (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Gabriela Vasilescu/Sofia Persson (CSUW) def. Brittany Smith/Stasa Vujoseciv (NGCSUW) 8-3
2. Loriane Favoretto/Caterina Kiefer (CSUW) def. Juliana Chiong/Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) 8-2
3. Andrea Redrado/Lucy Bird (CSUW) def. Ashley Marie Jordan/Sara Vaughters (NGCSUW) 8-2

Match Notes
Columbus State University 10-2, 4-1 PBC; National ranking #8; Regional ranking #3
North Georgia 5-4, 3-3 PB