MONTEVALLO, AL - Francis Marion University won two of three doubles matches and then swept all six singles matches as the 30th-ranked Patriots cruised to an 8-1 win over the University of Montevallo, Sunday afternoon (March 23) in Peach Belt Conference women's tennis action.
FMU ups its overall record to 7-3 and moves into fourth place in the PBC with a 4-2 mark.
The Patriots won the No.1 and No.2 doubles matches by 8-5 scores and then swept all six singles matches, although four of the contests went three sets.
FMU will play host to West Virginia State University on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. on the Kassab Courts.
Women's Tennis Match Results
Mar 23, 2014 at Montevallo, Ala.
#30 Francis Marion University 8, University of Montevallo 1
1. Samantha Koelliker (FMUW) def. Nikola Polcerova (UM) 6-3, 6-0
2. Julia Graf (FMUW) def. Liucija Smaizyte (UM) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
3. Nora Westbye (FMUW) def. Anais Robert (UM) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
4. Kimberley Hurter (FMUW) def. Allison Howell (UM) 6-0, 6-2
5. Veronika Viegas (FMUW) def. Haley Highfield (UM) 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. Caitlin Siney (FMUW) def. Juanita Ossa (UM) 6-4, 3-6, 15-13
1. Nora Westbye/Julia Graf (FMUW) def. Nikola Polcerova/Anais Robert (UM) 8-5
2. Samantha Kolliker/Kimberley Hurter (FMUW) def. Allison Howell/Haley Highfield (UM) 8-5
3. Liucija Smaizyte/Juanita Ossa (UM) def. Caitlin Siney/Veronika Viegas (FMUW) 8-2
Match Notes: Francis Marion University 7-3, 4-2; National ranking #30; Regional ranking #7
University of Montevallo 6-5, 3-4; Regional ranking #9