Patriot Netters sweep Erskine 7-0

Patriot Netters sweep Erskine 7-0

FLORENCE, SC – Francis Marion University dropped only one set en route to a 7-0 non-conference victory over Erskine College, Friday afternoon (Feb. 15) in women's tennis action.

Francis Marion improves to 3-1.  Both the Patriot men's and women's teams will play at local rival Coker College on Wednesday at 1 p.m.

The Patriots quickly took the one doubles point as junior Magan Head and sophomore Lesshika Vala won 6-0 at the No.3 position and sophomore Elisa Lang and freshman Denise Hartmann captured a 6-2 win at the top spot.

Needing only three singles victories to clinch the match, FMU received wins from Hartmann at No. 2 (6-3, 6-0), Vala at No.6 (6-1, 7-5), and freshman Eva Zannier at No.4 (6-1, 6-0).

Also earning singles wins for Francis Marion were sophomore Fredrika Regner at No.1 (7-6 (7-3), 6-4), Lang at No.3 (6-7 (4-7), 7-5, 10-4), and sophomore Nikita Berger at No.5 (6-2, 6-0).

 

Women's Tennis Match Results
Feb 15, 2019 at Florence, SC (Kassab Courts)
Francis Marion University 7, Erskine College 0
Singles competition
1. Fredrika Regner (FMU_W) def. Faith Wright (ERSKINE) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4
2. Denise Hartmann (FMU_W) def. Katie Loudermilk (ERSKINE) 6-3, 6-0
3. Elisa Lang (FMU_W) def. Luiza Souza (ERSKINE) 6-7 (4-7), 7-5, 1-0 (10-4)
4. Eva Zannier (FMU_W) def. Eileen Rickert (ERSKINE) 6-1, 6-0
5. Nikita Berger (FMU_W) def. Rachel Berkey (ERSKINE) 6-2, 6-0
6. Lesshika Vala (FMU_W) def. Marie Berghaus (ERSKINE) 6-1, 7-5
Doubles competition
1. Elisa Lang/Denise Hartmann (FMU_W) def. Faith Wright/Katie Loudermilk (ERSKINE) 6-2
2. Fredrika Regner/Nikita Berger (FMU_W) def. Eileen Rickert/Rachel Berkey (ERSKINE) 6-4
3. Magan Head/Lesshika Vala (FMU_W) def. Luiza Souza/Marie Berghaus (ERSKINE) 6-0

Match Notes:  Erskine College 0-3
Francis Marion University 3-1; Regional ranking #10
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (2,6,4,5,1,3)
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