Women's Tennis Blanks Sailfish

Angie Werschel won both her singles and doubles matches to propel the Bucs to a win over the Sailfish. Photo by JC Ridley.
WEST PALM BEACH Fla.—The Barry University women’s tennis team got back on the winning track with a 6-0 win over the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish on Wednesday at the PBA Courts.
 
The Bucs (3-1) took all three doubles in short order. Ildoko Csordas and Angie Werschel defeated Lina Rubiano and Natalie Aleman 8-2 at number one. At number two, Olivia Lilien and Caroline Stevens, who have played together since their juniors days in Belgium, knocked off Montserrat Ripoll and Krishna Domenech 8-1. Saskia Kruse and Berit Peterson made it 3-0 with an 8-2 win over Kelly Schwartz and Katie Livesay at number three.
 
In singles, Csordas handled Rubiano 6-0, 6- at number one and Werschel made it official with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Aleman at number three. Stevens was pushed to a third set by Ripoll, but came away with a 6-2, 6-7 (5), 10-5 win.
 
The Bucs will be back at home on Friday, Feb. 22 against the Seahawks of Northwood University.
 
Tennis Match Results
Barry vs Palm Beach Atlantic
2/20/2008 at West Palm Beach, Fla.
(PBA Courts)
 
#16 Barry 6, Palm Beach Atlantic 0
 
 Singles competition
1. Ildiko Csordas (BUW) def. Lina Rubiano (PBAW) 6-0, 6-3
2. Caroline Stevens (BUW) def. Montserrat Ripoll (PBAW) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 10-5
3. Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Natalie Aleman (PBAW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Krishna  Domenech (PBAW) vs. Olivia Lilien (BUW) 1-8, unfinished
5. Kelly Schwartz (PBAW) vs. Saskia Kruse (BUW) 1-8, unfinished
6. Rachelle Renaud (PBAW) vs. Laime Contreras (BUW) 0-8, unfinished
 
 Doubles competition
1. Angie Werschel/Ildiko Csordas (BUW) def. Lina Rubiano/Natalie Aleman (PBAW) 8-2
2. Olivia Lilien/Caroline Stevens (BUW) def. Montserrat Ripoll/Krishna  Domenech (PBAW) 8-1
3. Saskia Kruse/Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Kelly Schwartz/Katie Livesay (PBAW) 8-2
 
Match Notes:
Barry 3-1; National ranking #16
Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

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