MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (April 27, 2013) – Exactly a week after Rollins defeated Lynn for the first time in program history, the win coming in the SSC Tournament Third Place match, the bid for two in a row fell short. The 12th-ranked Tars were turned back by 8th-ranked Fighting Knights in the first round of the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament, 5-2.

Rollins season ends with a record of 16-6 while the Fighting Knights (14-4) advance to play host Barry in the second round.

The Tars carried a 2-1 lead after doubles on Saturday, taking the No. 2 and No. 3 matches after Lynn drew the first point in a win in the No. 1 spot. Ashley Loft and Lisa Loft beat Kim Przeszlowski and Aleks Vukadinovic, 8-6, and
Carli Davis and Mariana Salvador defeated Alina Jane and Andrea Berkova 9-8 (7-5).

The Knights took control in the singles portion of the match, picking up four quick points to close the match.

Tennis Match Results

Lynn vs Rollins

04/27/13 at Miami Shores, FL
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)

#8 Lynn 5, #12 Rollins 2

 Singles competition 

1. #4 Val Confalonieri (LUW) def. Elissa DeCampli (RC) 6-2, 6-0

2. #13 Ioana Ivan (LUW) def. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 6-1, 6-0

3. Carli Davis (RC) vs. Kim Przeszlowski (LUW) 6-2, 4-3, unfinished

4. Callie Whitlock (RC) vs. Alina Jane (LUW) 2-6, 6-3, unfinished

5. Andrea Berkova (LUW) def. Ashley Loft (RC) 6-0, 6-2

6. Aleks Vukadinovic (LUW) def. Emma Wookey (RC) 6-0, 6-4

 Doubles competition 

1. #3 Val Confalonieri/Ioana Ivan (LUW) def. Elissa DeCampli/Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 8-0

2. Ashley Loft/Lisa Loft (RC) def. Kim Przeszlowski/Aleks Vukadinovic (LUW) 8-6

3. Carli Davis/Mariana Salvador (RC) def. Alina Jane/Andrea Berkova (LUW) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes:

Lynn 14-4; National ranking #8; Regional ranking #3

Rollins 13-6; National ranking #12; Regional ranking #5

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,5,1,6)

NCAA South Region 1 semifinals