PENSACOLA, Fla. (February 24, 2017) – Rollins took a lead after doubles play, but West Florida took the top five singles matches as the 38th-ranked Tars fell to the seventh-ranked Argos 6-3.

Rollins (2-3) fell behind after dropping the top-flight doubles match 8-5. Shannon Etten and Alexandra Borg evened the score with an 8-6 win over Jordana Lujan and Diana Vlad in the No. 2 spot. The Tars then grabbed the lead with a win at No. 3 as Savanna Fuller and Teresa Kaiser defeated Valeria Mantilla Heather Mixon 8-6.

Singles play, however was all Argos as they took each of the top five positions in straight sets. Rollins picked up a point in the No. 6 match with Kaiser beating Mantilla 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Rollins next plays Saturday, Feb. 25 against Alabama-Huntsville in Pensacola. Play is schedule to being at 10 a.m.



#7 West Florida 6, #38 Rollins College 3
Feb 24, 2017 at Pensacola, Fla. (Ralph "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex)

Singles competition
1. #41 Paula Lopez (UWF) def. Fabiana Vitanza (ROL-W) 7-5, 6-1
2. Paula Coyos (UWF) def. Shannon Etten (ROL-W) 6-4, 6-3
3. Jordana Lujan (UWF) def. Carlye Goldman (ROL-W) 6-2, 6-3
4. Diana Vlad (UWF) def. Alexandra Borg (ROL-W) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Heather Mixon (UWF) def. Savanna Fuller (ROL-W) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
6. Teresa Kaiser (ROL-W) def. Valeria Mantilla (UWF) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. Paula Lopez/Paula Coyos (UWF) def. Carlye Goldman/Fabiana Vitanza (ROL-W) 8-5
2. Shannon Etten/Alexandra Borg (ROL-W) def. Jordana Lujan/Diana Vlad (UWF) 8-6
3. Savanna Fuller/Teresa Kaiser (ROL-W) def. Valeria Mantilla/Heather Mixon (UWF) 8-6

Match Notes
Rollins College 2-3; National ranking #38; Regional ranking #10
West Florida 4-0; National ranking #7; Regional ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)

Generated on 2/24/2017