HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 25, 2017) – After a tough 6-3 loss to the seventh-ranked West Florida Argonauts the previous day, the 38th-ranked Rollins women’s tennis team bounced back with an impressive 7-2 win over the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers on Saturday morning at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.
Rollins improves their overall record to 3-3 on the year, while the Chargers drop to 3-5 on the season.
The Tars found themselves down 2-1 after doubles action, with the tandem of Teresa Kaiser and Savanna Fuller earning the win at the No. 3 slot, 8-4. Despite being down 2-1 after doubles action, the Tars bounced back winning all six singles flights to seal the deal.
1. Anik Remmerswaal/Sarah Stearman (ALH) def. Carlye Goldman/Fabiana Vitanza (ROL-W) 9-7
2 Marleen Gort/ Naomi Esteve (ALH) def. Shannon Etten/Alexandra Borg (ROL-W) 8-2
3. Savanna Fuller/Teresa Kaiser (ROL-W) def. Marta Briega/Monika Polakovic (ALH) 8-4
1. Fabiana Vitanza (ROL-W) def. Marleen Gort (ALH) 6-3, 7-5
2. Shannon Etten (ROL-W) def. Christina Cabanas (ALH) 6-3, 6-4
3. Carlye Goldman (ROL-W) def. Naomi Esteve (ALH) 7-6, 6-2
4. Alexandra Borg (ROL-W) def. Anik Remmerswaal (ALH) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
5. Savanna Fuller (ROL-W) def. Sarah Stearman (ALH) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
6. Teresa Kaiser (ROL-W) def. Marta Briega (ALH) 6-3, 6-1
ORDER OF FINISH:
Doubles – 2 | 3| 1 |
Singles – 1 | 6 | 2 | 3 | 5 | 4 |
Rollins College: Overall Record: 3-3 | National Ranking: #38 | Regional Ranking: #10
Alabama Huntsville: Overall Record: 3-5
Rollins return to action on Wednesday, March 1, when they host No. 4 Saint Leo University at the Martin Tennis Complex.
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