Women's Tennis Turns Back Bison

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry women’s tennis team snapped a two-match skid to Division I foes with a 6-3 win over the Bucknell Bison at the Buccaneer Tennis Center on Wednesday.
 
The Bucs nabbed two points in doubles, winning 8-4 at both number one and three, but falling 8-1 at number two.
 
In singles, the top of the Buccaneer lineup overpowered the Bison (6-4). Yulia Kashelkina beat Demi Iepuras 6-1, 6-2 at number three. Caroline Wendling also recorded a straight-set win, beating Paulina Gamboa 6-4, 7-6 (0) at number two. Angie Werschel clinched the match for the Bucs (7-4) with a three-set thriller over Lauren Lucido 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-0.
 
The Bison won at number four and five, while Berit Peterson closed out the scoring in favor of the Bucs with a 6-1, 7-5 win over Carlin Calcaterra.
 
The Bucs travel to Daytona Beach, Fla., this weekend to face Embry-Riddle and Flagler.
 
Tennis Match Results
Bucknell vs Barry
03/11/09 at Miami Shores, FL
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#15 Barry 6, Bucknell 3
 
 Singles competition
1. Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Lauren Lucido (BUCK) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-0
2. Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Paulina Gamboa (BUCK) 6-4, 7-6 (7-0)
3. Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Demi Iepuras (BUCK) 6-1, 6-2
4. Ashley Globerman (BUCK) def. Laime Contreras (BUW) 6-2, 2-6, 6-0
5. Lauren Rottkamp (BUCK) def. Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Carlin Calcaterra (BUCK) 6-1, 7-5
 
 Doubles competition
1. Angie Werschel/Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Lauren Lucido/Paulina Gamboa (BUCK) 8-4
2. Ashley Globerman/Carlin Calcaterra (BUCK) def. Caroline Wendling/Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 8-1
3. Laime Contreras/Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Lauren Rottkamp/Demi Iepuras (BUCK) 8-4
 
Match Notes:
Bucknell 6-4
Barry 7-4; National ranking #15