Women's Tennis Takes Regional Win From Blazers

#4 Barbi Pocza earned a win at No. 1 singles and No.2 doubles with partner Angie Werschel. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
VALDOSTA, Ga.—The Barry University women’s tennis team (5-0) took a regional win over the Valdosta State Blazers (0-5) on Friday afternoon.
 
In doubles action, the Bucs cleaned house, taking all three matches. The fourth-ranked team of Barbi  Pocza and Angie Wershel beat Sarah Braun and Alina Nagel 8-4 at the top spot. At No. 2 doubles, Alex Gwizdoski and Laura Boguet easily beat Nicole Hernandez and Jessica Tuggle 8-1. Olivia Matuszak and Julie Stas wrapped it up for the Bucs with a 8-0 win over Leslie Roberge and Jahyna Pope at #3.
 
In singles action, the Bucs took all six points for the 9-0 win. Number 14 Pocza blanked Braun 6-0, 6-0 at number one singles. Twenty-third ranked Werschel faired almost as well, beating Nagel 6-2, 6-0 at number two. Akemi Maehama downed Hernandez 6-1, 6-1 in number three singles.
 
In the lower flights, the Bucs performed equally as well. Gwizdoski beat Tuggle 6-0, 6-0 at #4 singles. Matuszak handed Roberge a 6-0, 6-1 loss at No. 5 singles, and Stas beat Pope 6-1, 6-0 at #6 to wrap it up for the Bucs.
 
Barry returns to action tomorrow when they face another regional opponent in West Florida at 1:00 pm.
 
Tennis Match Results
Barry vs Valdosta State University
02/25/11 at Valdosta, Ga.
 
#4 Barry 9, Valdosta State University 0
 
 Singles competition
1. #14 Barbi Pocza (BUW) def. Sarah Braun (VSW) 6-0, 6-0
2. #23 Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Alina Nagel (VSW) 6-2, 6-0
3. Akemi Maehama (BUW) def. Nicole Hernandez (VSW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Alex Gwizdoski (BUW) def. Jessica Tuggle (VSW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Olivia Matuszak (BUW) def. Leslie Roberge (VSW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Julie Stas (BUW) def. Jahyna Pope (VSW) 6-1, 6-0
 
 Doubles competition
1. #4 Barbi Pocza/Angie Werschel (BUW) def. Sarah Braun/Alina Nagel (VSW) 8-4
2. Alex Gwizdoski/Laura Boguet (BUW) def. Nicole Hernandez/Jessica Tuggle (VSW) 8-1
3. Olivia Matuszak/Julie Stas (BUW) def. Leslie Roberge/Jahyna Pope (VSW) 8-0
 
Match Notes:
Barry 5-0; National ranking #4; Regional ranking #2
Valdosta State University 0-5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (1,4,3,2,5,6)

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