Women's Tennis Grounds the Seahawks

Women's Tennis Grounds the Seahawks
Assistant coach Ildiko Csordas (L) and head coach Avi Kigel (R) pose with seniors Peterson and Kashelkina (Middle L-R).
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—In senior day action, the Barry women’s tennis team defeat the Northwood Seahawks 8-1 on Saturday.

After the Barry University Athletic Department and the women’s tennis team recognized seniors Berit Peterson and Yulia Kashelkina, both players took home wins in the regular season finale. The Buccaneers dominated singles play and tallied a sweep.

Peterson played in the number four spot in the singles lineup and defeated Christine Novakova 6-4, 6-1. Kashelkina played Mikaela Sager at the top of the singles lineup and posted a 6-3, 6-1 win as well.

Caroline Wendling beat Fiorelia Moggia 6-3, 6-1 at number two singles. Mia Fiocca defeated Priselia Duarte 6-0, 6-0. Darya Yablonskaya won 6-1, 6-1 against Kristin Stickney at the fifth position and Northwood forfeited the finals singles spot due to illness on the team.

Barry only played two doubles matches and registered a split. At number one doubles, Peterson teamed up with Fiocca and fell 8-5 to Northwood’s Seger/Moggia combo. Angie Werschel and Julie Stas made quick work of Duarte and Novakova with an 8-1 win.

The next challenge for the Bucs is the SSC Tournament starting April 15. Barry sits at the top of the conference standings with an 8-0 conference mark.

Tennis Match Results
Northwood State vs Barry
4/10/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)

#4 Barry 8, Northwood State 1

Singles competition
1. #40 Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Mikaela Seger (NU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Fiorelia Moggia (NU) 6-3, 6-1
3. Mia Fiocca (BUW) def. Priselia Duarte (NU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Christine Novakova (NU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Darya Yablonskaya (BUW) def. Kirstin Stickney (NU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Julie Stas (BUW) def. No player (NU), by forfeit

Doubles competition
1. Fiorelia Moggia/Mikaela Seger (NU) def. Berit Peterson/Mia Fiocca (BUW) 8-5
2. Angie Werschel/Julie Stas (BUW) def. Priselia Duarte/Christine Novakova (NU) 8-1
3. Darya Yablonskaya/Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. No player/No player (NU), by forfeit

Match Notes:
Northwood State 9-5
Barry 18-3; National ranking #4