ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (April 16, 2011) - The ninth-ranked Rollins women's tennis team downed 11th-ranked Florida Southern 5-1, Saturday in the Sunshine State Conference Championship third place match.
The victory gives 25-year veteran head coach Bev Buckley number 400 for her career.
Rollins captured third place for the second straight season, beating the rival Mocs in both attempts.
Rollins bottom half of the singles lineup then took care of business.
Marana Salvador downed Copleand 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 5 match and Ashley Rosenberg defeated Paradis 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6.
Rollins will now await its draw for the NCAA Division II Tournament.
#9 Rollins 5, #11 Florida Southern 1
4/16/2011 at Altamonte Springs, Fla. (Sanlando Park)
1. Roshni Luthra (RCW) vs. Agnese Rozite (FSW) 6-2, 2-5, unfinished
2. Margaret Junker (RCW) vs. Sabine Goge (FSW) 6-2, 6-5, unfinished
3. Lisa Loft (RCW) vs. Veronika Kovacikova (FSW) 6-5, unfinished
4. Joalis Dominguez (FSW) def. Stefania Tkach (RCW) 6-1, 6-2
5. Mariana Salvador (RCW) def. Crystal Copeland (FSW) 6-2, 6-1
6. Ashley Rosenberg (RCW) def. Pamela Paradis (FSW) 6-1, 6-0
Florida Southern 16-6; National ranking #11; Regional ranking #5
Rollins 18-6; National ranking #9; Regional ranking #4
Official: Tammy Childs