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No. 4 Fighting Knights Defeat No. 12 Moccasins

No. 4 Fighting Knights Defeat No. 12 Moccasins

BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Southern College women's tennis concluded a tough road trip on Saturday morning, falling 7-0 to Lynn at the Perper Tennis Complex. The No. 4 Fighting Knights (15-0, 6-0 SSC) continued their hot streak and remain undefeated in 2019, handing the No. 12 Moccasins (12-4, 3-2 SSC) their first loss without winning a point since beating them 5-0 on April 21, 2018 in last year's SSC Tournament. Minnie Kim and Magda Stepnik won the only match for the Mocs, improving to 7-0 in doubles play after winning a 9-7 tiebreaker in the No. 2 doubles flight.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

Singles competition
1. #40 Leolia Jeanjean (LYNNW) def. #64 Selin Devrimci (FSCW) 6-1, 6-0
2. Ulyana Grib (LYNNW) def. #39 Lorena Rionda (FSCW) 6-0, 6-1
3. Federica Mordegan (LYNNW) def. Minnie Kim (FSCW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Eliska Petrackova (LYNNW) def. Natalija Popovic (FSCW) 6-0, 3-6, 10-5
5. Eleonora Liga (LYNNW) def. Lola Asis (FSCW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Giorgia Pigato (LYNNW) def. Gabby Hesse (FSCW) 7-5, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Ulyana Grib/Leolia Jeanjean (LYNNW) def. Natalija Popovic/Selin Devrimci (FSCW) 6-0
2. Magda Stepnik/Minnie Kim (FSCW) def. Eliska Petrackova/Federica Mordegan (LYNNW) 7-6 (9-7)
3. Eleonora Liga/Giorgia Pigato (LYNNW) def. Gabby Hesse/Lorena Rionda (FSCW) 6-1
Match Notes
Florida Southern 12-4, 3-2 SSC; National ranking #12; Regional ranking #6
Lynn 15-0, 6-0 SSC; National ranking #4; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,2,3,5,4,6)

UP NEXT:

The Mocs will play on Friday and Saturday in two conference bouts, traveling to St. Petersburg on Friday for a 3 p.m. match against Eckerd before hosting No. 1 Barry at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday.