Women's Tennis Sends Lions For The Savanna

Lizbeth Vargas helped the Bucs with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University women’s tennis team had no issues taming the Saint Leo Lions on Sunday afternoon. The Bucs easily won 9-0 to stay perfect for the year.
 
In doubles action, the fourth-ranked team of Barbi Pocza and Angie Werschel beat Bethia Laan and Laura Kemkes 8-2. Laura Boguet and Alex Gwizdowski downed Selma Hidass and Caroline Ebner 8-5. Julie Stas and Olivia Matuszak kept the Bucs perfect with a 8-6 win over Jeanette McDonald and Adrianna Daszkiewicz.
 
Playing with an unfamiliar lineup, the Bucs had no problems in singles action, winning all six matches while only giving away 12 games.
 
AT the top flight, Matuszak took a 6-2, 6-1 win over Laan. Mona Mansour downed McDonald 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. Laura Boguet beat Kemkes 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3.
 
In the lower flights, Gwizdowski defeated Hidass 6-3, 6-1. Akemi Maehama beat Daszkiewicz 6-1, 6-0, and Lizbeth Vargas blanked Samantha White 6-0, 6-0 in only her third match of the season.
 
The Bucs return to action on Saturday, March 26 when they host Eckerd for a conference matchup.
 
Tennis Match Results
Saint Leo vs Barry
03/20/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#4 Barry 9, #24 Saint Leo 0
 
 Singles competition
1. Olivia Matuszak (BUW) def. Bethania Laan (SLW) 6-2, 6-1
2. Mona Mansour (BUW) def. Jeanette McDonald (SLW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Laura Boguet (BUW) def. Laura Kemkes (SLW) 6-2, 6-1
4. Alex Gwizdowski (BUW) def. Selma Hidass (SLW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Akemi Maehama (BUW) def. Adrianna Daszkiewicz (SLW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Lizbeth Vargas (BUW) def. Samantha White (SLW) 6-0, 6-0
 
 Doubles competition
1. #4 Barbi Pocza/Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Bethania Laan/Laura Kemkes (SLW) 8-2
2. Laura Boguet/Alex Gwizdowski (BUW) def. Selma Hidass/Caroline Ebner (SLW) 8-5
3. Julie Stas/Olivia Matuszak (BUW) def. Jeanette McDonald/Adrianna Daszkiewicz (SLW) 8-6
 
Match Notes:
Saint Leo 12-4, 0-3 SSC; National ranking #24
Barry 13-0, 4-0 SSC; National ranking #4

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