BRADENTON, Fla. (April 20, 2017) – The Tars upset No. 26 Nova Southeastern, 5-3, to move on to the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Semifinals. Fifth-seeded, No. 27 Rollins improves to 11-9 on the year. The fourth seeded Sharks bow out of the SSC Tournament with a record of 9-9.
The Tars were spotted a match, due to an injury in the third doubles spot. Senior Shannon Etten and sophomore Carlye Goldman captured the Tars doubles win in the second position, besting Simone Pratt and Arina Sharonova 8-4. Rollins ended team play with a 2-1 advantage.
Alexandra Borg registered the Tars first singles win. The freshman cruised past Isabella Lowery 6-1, 6-0, in the third position. After a pair of Sharks victories tied the match at 3-3, Rollins pulled away with wins in the third and sixth spots, clinching the victory. Teresa Kaiser took down Alex Kaeser 6-3, 6-1 to give Rollins the 4-3 lead, then Carlye Goldman put the match away with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Eva Agasse.
The Tars advance to take on top-seeded and third-ranked Barry in the SSC Tournament Semifinals. The match is set for tomorrow, April 21, at 3:30 p.m. The Buccaneers enter the contest a perfect 23-0 on the year. Fans can follow all of the action at SunshineStateConference.com.
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