MORROW, GA – The 30th-ranked Francis Marion University women's tennis team defeated 49th-ranked Clayton State University 8-1, Saturday afternoon (March 22) in Peach Belt Conference action.
Francis Marion improves to 6-3 overall and 3-2 in the PBC. The Patriots will return to the court on Sunday morning with a 10 a.m. (CST) match at the University of Montevallo.
FMU swept all three doubles matches from Clayton State and won all but the No.5 singles match.
Women's Tennis Match Results Mar 22, 2014 at Morrow, GA
#30 Francis Marion University 8, #49 Clayton State 1 Singles competition 1. Samantha Kolliker (FMUW) def. Raluca Pavel (CLAYTON) 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 2. Julia Graf (FMUW) def. Zinnia Leamana (CLAYTON) 7-5, 6-1 3. Nora Westbye (FMUW) def. Martina Dedaj (CLAYTON) 6-1, 6-4 4. Kimberley Hurter (FMUW) def. Kristiin Mets (CLAYTON) 6-2, 1-6, 11-9 5. Darina Drozdova (CLAYTON) def. Caitlin Siney (FMUW) 6-1, retired 6. Veronika Viegas (FMUW) def. No player (CLAYTON), by forfeit Doubles competition 1. #16 Nora Westbye/Julia Graf (FMUW) def. Raluca Pavel/Kristiin Mets (CLAYTON) 8-4 2. Samantha Kolliker/Kimberley Hurter (FMUW) def. Martina Dedaj/Darina Drozdova (CLAYTON) 8-3 3. Caitlin Siney/Veronika Viegas (FMUW) def. No player/No player (CLAYTON), by forfeit
Match Notes: Francis Marion University 6-3; 3-2 PBC; National ranking #30; Regional ranking #7 Clayton State 1-12; 0-6 PBC; National ranking #49 A-25