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Tars Advance to SSC Championship Semifinal
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 04/19/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla. (April 18, 2013) – No. 12 Rollins cruised in Thursday’s SSC tournament quarterfinal, defeating Florida Southern, 5-1.

As the four seed, the Tars leapt out to an early 2-1 lead after doubles, taking both the No. 2 and No. 3 matches.

Sisters Lisa Loft and Ashley Loft defeated Olivia Spagnuolo and Victoria Spagnuolo, 8-0, in the No. 2 spot while the duo of Mariana Salvador and Carli Davis beat Joalis Dominguez and Laura Wichmann, 8-6, in the No. 3 match. Salvador and Davis are now 15-3 when paired together.

Callie Whitlock gave Rollins a 3-1 lead when she defeated Spagnuolo in the No. 5 match, 6-1, 6-1. Elissa DeCampli and Ashley Rosenberg, both underdogs in their respective matches, won in the No. 1 and No. 2 matches respectively to clinch it.

Decampli defeated #18 Magda Riutort, leading 1-0 in the second set after taking the first 6-3 before Riutort retired. Rosenberg then downed #30 Sabine Goge 7-5, 6-4.

The Tars will now face No. 1 seed Barry in Friday’s semifinal after Barry defeated eighth seed Nova SE in their quarterfinal match. Play is set to begin at 9 a.m.

Tennis Match Results

Florida Southern College vs Rollins

04/18/13 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(South County Regional Park)

#12 Rollins 5, #26 Florida Southern College 1

 Singles competition 

1. Elissa DeCampli (RC) def. #18 Magda Riutort (FSCW) 6-3, 1-0, retired

2. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) def. #30 Sabine Goge (FSCW) 7-5, 6-4

3. Carli Davis (RC) vs. Joalis Dominguez (FSCW) 6-4, 3-5, unfinished

4. Mariana Salvador (RC) vs. Christie Nunnemann (FSCW) 4-6, 6-2, 2-0, unfinished

5. Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Olivia Spagnuolo (FSCW) 6-1, 6-1

6. Ashley Loft (RC) vs. Laura Wichmann (FSCW) 5-7, 6-2, 0-3, unfinished

 Doubles competition 

1. #12 Magda Riutort/Sabine Goge (FSCW) def. Elissa DeCampli/Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 8-3

2. Lisa Loft/Ashley Loft (RC) def. Olivia Spagnuolo/Victoria Spagnuolo (FSCW) 8-0

3. Mariana Salvador/Carli Davis (RC) def. Joalis Dominguez/Laura Wichmann (FSCW) 8-6

Match Notes:

Florida Southern College 15-6; National ranking #26; Regional ranking #5

Rollins 15-4; National ranking #12; Regional ranking #4

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (5,1,2)

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