WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 23, 2013) – 19th ranked Rollins was up 5-1 over 21st ranked Palm Beach Atlantic on Friday afternoon before the rain came and brought the match to a halt, eventually washing out the remainder of the contest. With the majority of the match completed when it was called, the Tars were awarded the win.

With the win, Rollins improves to 10-2 while PBA drops to 12-5.

After dropping the No. 1 doubles match, the Tars rebounded in the No. 2 and No. 3 slots to take the 2-1 lead into singles play.

Elissa DeCampli and Ashley Rosenberg defeated Natalia Trotter and Leyla Taracena, 8-3, to improve to 7-5 as a pair while Mariana Salvador and Carli Davis improved their record as a team to an impressive 10-1, beating Jessica Wharton and Maria Jimenez, 8-5.

Rollins then swept the three singles matches that were able to finish before the rain. In the No. 3 match, Davis defeated Trotter 6-1, 6-1 while Salvador and Callie Whitlock each won in the No. 4 and No. 5 matches, respectively.

Rollins will be back in action on Monday, Mar. 25, welcoming West Alabama to Winter Park. Play is set to begin at 3:30 p.m.

Tennis Match Results

Palm Beach Atlantic vs Rollins

03/23/13 at Winter Park, Fla.

(Tiedke Complex)

#19 Rollins 5, #21 Palm Beach Atlantic 1

Singles competition

1. Elissa DeCampli (RC) vs. Veena Vasquez (PBAW) 6-4, unfinished

2. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) vs. Victoria Baca (PBAW) 6-4, unfinished

3. Carli Davis (RC) def. Natalia Trotter (PBAW) 6-1, 6-1

4. Mariana Salvador (RC) def. Vilja Vahatalo (PBAW) 6-0, 6-2

5. Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Jessica Wharton (PBAW) 6-2, 6-1

6. Ashley Loft (RC) vs. Leyla Taracena (PBAW) 3-6, unfinished

Doubles competition

1. Veena Vasquez/Victoria Baca (PBAW) def. Lisa Loft/Ashley Loft (RC) 8-3

2. Elissa DeCampli/Ashley Rosenberg (RC) def. Natalia Trotter/Leyla Taracena (PBAW) 8-3

3. Mariana Salvador/Carli Davis (RC) def. Jessica Wharton/Maria Jimenez (PBAW) 8-5

Match Notes:

Palm Beach Atlantic 12-5; National ranking #21; Regional ranking #9

Rollins 10-2; National ranking #19; Regional ranking #5