Women's Tennis Earns Birth in SSC Semifinal

Berit Peterson earned a win in #3 doubles and #5 singles. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—The # 13 ranked Barry University women’s tennis team fought their way into the second round of the SSC Championship on Thursday afternoon, beating #20 Nova Southeastern 5-3.
 
The Bucs earned two points in doubles play as Angie Werschel and Yulia Kashelkina defeated Justine Feaster and Ulia Talalenko 8-6 in the number one spot; and Berit Peterson and Caroline Wendling beat Mary Crider and Paige Lindsley 9-7 in the three spot.
 
The Bucs took the match by earning three points in singles, leaving one match unfinished. In the number two spot, Wendling beat Featser 6-1, 6-1. In the three spot, Kashelkina took down Edita Kulichova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. Finally in the number five spot, Peterson beat Elise Leeder 6-4, 6-1.
 
The Bucs will return to action in the semifinal tomorrow against the tournament’s #1 seed, Lynn at 8:30 am.
 
Tennis Match Results
Barry vs Nova Southeastern
04/16/09 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(Patch Reef Park)
 
#13 Barry 5, #20 Nova Southeastern 3
 
 Singles competition
1. Ulia Talalenko (NSW) vs. Angie Werschel (BUW) 5-7, 5-4, unfinished
2. Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Justine Feaster (NSW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Edita Kulichova (NSW) 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
4. Karolina Porizkova (NSW) def. Laime Contreras (BUW) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
5. Berit Peterson (BUW) def. Elisa Leeder (NSW) 6-4, 6-1
6. Mary Cider (NSW) def. Julie Cadet (BUW) 6-3, 6-4
 
 Doubles competition
1. Angie Werschel/Yulia Kashelkina (BUW) def. Justine Feaster/Ulia Talalenko (NSW) 8-6
2. Karolina Porizkova/Edita Kulichova (NSW) def. Laime Contreras/Mei-Jing Ang (BUW) 8-6
3. Berit Peterson/Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Mary Cider/Paige Lindsley (NSW) 9-7
 
Match Notes:
Barry 15-6; National ranking #13
Nova Southeastern 14-7; National ranking #20
Sunshine State Conference Tournament - Match #4
Barry Advances to SSC Semifinal

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