February 10, 2013

Patriot Tennis sweeps Coker

HARTSVILLE, SC – The nationally ranked Francis Marion University men's and women's tennis teams both remained unbeaten with 5-4 and 9-0 wins over Coker College on Sunday (Feb. 10).

The 20th-ranked FMU men improved to 4-0 with a narrow 5-4 win that took nearly seven hours to complete.

The 10th-ranked Patriot women, also now 4-0, lost only one game in blanking the Cobras. 

FMU will open Peach Belt Conference play this week as the women play at UNC Pembroke on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. and both squads travel to the University of North Georgia on Saturday for an 11 a.m. match

 

Women's Tennis Match Results
Feb 10, 2013 at Hartsville, SC
 
#10 Francis Marion University 9, Coker College 0
Singles competition
1. #25 Mona Blauen (FMU_W) def. Daniela Chipe (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-0
2. Tereza Baranova (FMU_W) def. Anna Musiyenko (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-1
3. Julia Graf (FMU_W) def. Brittany Yando (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-0
4. Kimberley Hurter (FMU_W) def. Faith Baxley (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-0
5. Lena Specht (FMU_W) def. Casey Altman (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-0
6. Caitlin Siney (FMU_W) def. Rachel Solomon (COKERWT) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. #17 Mona Blauen/Julia Graf (FMU_W) def. Daniela Chipe/Anna Musiyenko (COKERWT) 8-0
2. Tereza Baranova/Lena Specht (FMU_W) def. Jessi Campos/Casey Altman (COKERWT) 8-0
3. Caitlin Siney/Kimberley Hurter (FMU_W) def. Faith Baxley/Brittany Yando (COKERWT) 8-0
 
Match Notes:  Francis Marion University 4-0; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #3
Coker College 1-3
 
Men's Tennis Match Results
Feb 10, 2013 at Hartsville, SC
 
#20 Francis Marion University 5, Coker College 4
Singles competition
1. Andre Staab (COKERMT) def. #10 Alex Caspari (FMU) 7-5, 6-0
2. Tom Sizeland (COKERMT) def. Tim Ruepke (FMU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Gavin Davison (FMU) def. George Handy (COKERMT) 6-0, 6-0
4. William Marrafao (COKERMT) def. Arnaud Holl (FMU) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Eimon Heywood (FMU) def. James Corfield (COKERMT) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7)
6. Marius Wahlier (FMU) def. Martin Moncayo (COKERMT) 5-6, 6-3, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. #12 Alex Caspari/Gavin Davison (FMU) def. Andre Staab/George Handy (COKERMT) 8-1
2. Tom Sizeland/William Marrafao (COKERMT) def. Eimon Heywood/Tim Ruepke (FMU) 8-4
3. Arnaud Holl/Marius Wahlier (FMU) def. Martin Moncayo/James Corfield (COKERMT) 8-5
 
Match Notes:  Francis Marion University 3-0; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #6
Coker College 2-1