DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Florida Southern College women's tennis stayed perfect in conference play on Thursday afternoon, cruising to a 6-1 win over Embry-Riddle. The No. 12 Moccasins (12-1, 3-0 SSC) won the doubles point over the No. 47 Eagles (4-5, 0-3 SSC) and nearly swept all the singles flights en route to their third win in a row.
Gabby Hesse stayed perfect in singles play, winning in two sets in the No. 6 singles flight for her second win of the season. Two Moccasins are now tied for the team-lead in singles victories with ten wins for both No. 23 Lorena Rionda and Lola Asis. Rionda won her fifth-straight singles flight, recovering from an 0-6 opening start to win in three sets, while Asis won in two sets over Alexis Marshall in the No. 5 singles flight.
HOW IT HAPPENED
|1. Selin Devrimci (FSCW) def. #52 Itxaso Blanco (ERAUW) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1|
|2. #23 Lorena Rionda (FSCW) def. Roberta Krvajica (ERAUW) 0-6, 6-1, 6-2|
|3. Georgina Wood (ERAUW) def. #42 Magda Stepnik (FSCW) 6-4, 6-4|
|4. Minnie Kim (FSCW) def. Sabrina Ehrenfort (ERAUW) 6-0, 6-7 (3-7), 10-7|
|5. Lola Asis (FSCW) def. Alexis Marshall (ERAUW) 7-5, 6-2|
|6. Gabby Hesse (FSCW) def. Mafalda Soares (ERAUW) 6-4, 6-2|
|1. Itxaso Blanco/Jillian Hobbs (ERAUW) def. Selin Devrimci/Lorena Rionda (FSCW) 6-4|
|2. Minnie Kim/Magda Stepnik (FSCW) def. Georgina Wood/Alexis Marshall (ERAUW) 6-2|
|3. Gabby Hesse/Lola Asis (FSCW) def. Roberta Krvajica/Mafalda Soares (ERAUW) 7-6 (7-3)|
|Florida Southern 12-1, 3-0; National ranking #12; Regional ranking #6|
|Embry-Riddle 4-5, 0-3; National ranking #47; Regional ranking #9|
|Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (6,1,2,3,5,4)|
|Rionda clinched at No. 2 singles|
|Official: Crutchfield, Thompso T-3:15|
The Moccasins will host No. 11 Academy of Art on Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center before traveling to the east coast on March 29 and 30 for two top-10 matchups against No. 6 Nova Southeastern and No. 7 Lynn.