Women's Tennis Completes SoCal Sweep

No. 9-ranked Elisabeth Abanda won in both singles and doubles, and Barry went 3-0 in California this week. Photo by Joel Auerbach

AZUSA, Calif. -- Barry University's No. 3-ranked women's tennis team beat No. 16 Azusa Pacific, 8-1, Thursday to complete a three-match sweep over ranked teams in Southern California.

The Buccaneers will bring their 12-0 record back to Miami Shores, where they will meet No. 7 West Florida Monday at 3 p.m. Azusa Pacific fell to 8-4.

At No. 1 singles, 31st-ranked Linda Fritschken beat No. 25 Emily Harris, 6-0, 6-3. No. 19 Karina Goia breezed past Natalie Johnson, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 2. Ninth-ranked Elisabeth Abanda nearly shut out Danae Ingwaldson, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 3.

Kimmy Twelker was a 6-4, 6-1 winner over Lindsey Yeom at No. 4 singles. Blanka Szavay beat Stephanie Quan, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 5. Akemi Maehama was a walkover winner over Bethany Duval, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 6.

The Buccaneers dropped the No. 1 doubles match as APU's No. 20-ranked duo of Harris and Ingwaldson beat Twelker and Pain, 8-6. Barry's 13th-ranked duo of Goia and Abanda beat Yeom and Kim Koetterheinrich, 8-3, at No. 2. Fritschken, accustomed to playing at No. 1 with Emma Onila, was paired with Szavay at No. 3 for an 8-2 win over Johnson and Quan.

Barry has won 42 straight regular season matches, dating back to 2011.

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