Women's Tennis Earns FIrst Conference Win

Olivia Matuszak earned wins at #1 singles and #1 doubles with partner Julie Stas. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
TAMPA, Fla.—The fourth-ranked Barry University women’s tennis team earned their first conference win on Saturday morning by sweeping the #41 Tampa Spartans (0-3, 0-2 SSC) 9-0 on the road.
The Bucs (3-0, 1-0 SSC) started the morning in doubles action where Olivia Matuszak and Julie Stas beat Lauren Hewett and Leslie Raymond 8-5 at the top flight. At number two doubles, Laura Boguet paired up with Caroline Wendling to defeat Maddie Caropino and Amber Fahrner 8-3. In the final doubles flight Angie Werschel and Akemi Maehama beat Megan Mancini and Briana Ryan 8-2.
Like doubles play, the Bucs took all of the singles matches. Starting in the number one spot, Matuszak earned her first win at #1 by beating Hewett 6-2, 7-5. At number two singles, Alex Gwizdoski handed Raymond a 6-1, 6-0 loss. At #3 singles, Stas blanked Kathleen Beckham 6-0, 6-0.
The Bucs had no troubles in the lower flights as Maehama beat Mancini 6-0, 6-3 at number four. Mona Mansour defeated Briana Ryan 6-0, 6-0 at number five singles, and Boguet kept the Bucs perfect on the day with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Caropino in the finals single flight.
The Bucs return to action tomorrow for the final match of a three-day road trip when they visit Florida Southern for a 10:00 am matchup.
Tennis Match Results
Barry vs Tampa
02/12/11 at Tampa, Fla.
#4 Barry 9, #41 Tampa 0
 Singles competition
1. Olivia Matuszak (BUW) def. Lauren Hewett (UTW) 6-2, 7-5
2. Alex Gwizdoski (BUW) def. Leslie Raymond (UTW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Julie Stas (BUW) def. Kathleen Beckham (UTW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Akemi Maehama (BUW) def. Megan Mancini (UTW) 6-0, 6-3
5. Mona Mansour (BUW) def. Briana Ryan (UTW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Laura Boguet (BUW) def. Maddie Caropino (UTW) 6-1, 6-0
 Doubles competition
1. Olivia Matuszak/Julie Stas (BUW) def. Lauren Hewett/Leslie Raymond (UTW) 8-5
2. Laura Boguet/Caroline Wendling (BUW) def. Maddie Caropino/Amber Fahrner (UTW) 8-3
3. Angie Werschel/Akemi Maehama (BUW) def. Megan Mancini/Briana Ryan (UTW) 8-2
Match Notes:
Barry 3-0, 1-0 SSC; National ranking #4
Tampa 0-3, 0-2 SSC; National ranking #41

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