Women's Tennis Blanked by Bulls

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University women’s tennis team was blanked by Division I Buffalo on Tuesday afternoon, losing 9-0 at the Buccaneer Tennis Center.
 
With a depleted roster, the Bucs (6-4) had difficulties all day.  In doubles action Angie Werschel and Yulia Kashelkina lost 8-5 to Denise Harijanto and Diana Popescu in the first slot.  In number two doubles, Lamie Contreras and Mei-Jing Ang lost to Adi Petrova and Diana Toia 8-0. The Bucs didn’t field a third doubles team, losing in the three spot by default.
 
The Bucs had no better luck in singles as they were unable to take any points from the Bulls (4-4).  Like doubles, the Bucs defaulted in the sixth spot in singles.
 
The Bucs, who are ranked #15 nationally, return to action at home tomorrow afternoon against Bucknell at 3:00 pm.
 
Tennis Match Results
University at Buffalo vs Barry
03/10/09 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
University at Buffalo 9, Barry 0
 
Singles competition
1. Denise Harijanto (UBW) def. Angie Werschel (BUW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Diana Popescu (UBW) def. Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Smaranda Stan (UBW) def. Laime Contreras (BUW) 6-4, 6-2
4. Diana Toia (UBW) def. Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 6-1, 6-2
5. Anna Subenkova (UBW) def. Julie Cadet (BUW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Aleksandra Petrova (UBW) def. No player (BUW), by forfeit
 
 Doubles competition
1. Denise Harijanto/Diana Popescu (UBW) def. Angie Werschel/Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) 8-5
2. Aleksandra Petrova/Diana Toia (UBW) def. Laime Contreras/Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 8-0
3. No player/No player (UBW) def. No player/No player (BUW), by forfeit
 
Match Notes:
Barry 6-4; National Ranking #15
Buffalo 5-3
Barry defaulted in #3 doubles and #6 singles