Strong Singles Powers Women's Tennis to Victory

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s tennis team finished off the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers (6-5) on Sunday morning, beating them 5-4. The match, which was planned for Saturday afternoon, was postponed due to inclement weather conditions.
 
The Bucs (11-4) used strong singles play to earn the victory, only winning one of their doubles matches.  In number three doubles, Carolind Wendling and Berit Peterson beat Janelle Otero and Anne Ruscoe 8-5.
 
In singles competition, Berit Peterson won the decisive match on Sunday morning, beating Janelle Otero 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the six position. In number one singles, Werschel beat Regina Del Bosque 6-3, 6-4. In singles two, Wendling beat Audrey Tompkins 6-3, 6-4. Finally, Yulia Kashelkina beat Mary Bain 6-0, 6-3 in the number three spot.
 
The Bucs will return to action at home later this afternoon against SSC opponent Eckerd.
 
Tennis Match Results
St. Edwards vs Barry
03/22/09 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#15 Barry 5, St. Edwards 4
 
 Singles competition
1. Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Regina Del Bosque (SEW) 6-3, 6-4
2. Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Audrey Tompkins (SEW) 6-3, 6-4
3. Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Mary Bain (SEW) 6-0, 6-3
4. Elizabeth Jacobi (SEW) def. Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Heather Brien (SEW) def. Laime Contreras (BUW) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Janelle Otero (SEW) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
 
 Doubles competition
1. Audrey Tompkins/Regina Del Bosque (SEW) def. Angie Werschel/Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) 8-4
2. Heather Brien/Elizabeth Jacobi (SEW) def. Mei-Jing Ang/Laime Contreras (BUW) 8-3
3. Caroline Wendling/Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Janelle Otero/Anne Ruscoe (SEW) 8-5
 
Match Notes:
St. Edwards 6-5
Barry 11-4; National ranking #15