LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College women's tennis nearly pulled off the upset over Saint Leo on Tuesday afternoon at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center, falling 4-3 to conclude the regular season. The No. 19 Moccasins (15-6, 6-4 SSC) went toe-to-toe with the No. 3 Lions (17-4, 6-4 SSC), losing the doubles point in the tiebreaker of the No. 2 doubles flight. The match came down to the final point as No. 54 Marta Vicens Miquel escaped with the win in three sets (6-2, 3-6, 6-4) over Selin Devrimci in the No. 1 singles flight.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
|1. #54 Marta Vicens Miquel (SLW) def. Selin Devrimci (FSCW) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4|
|2. Natalija Popovic (FSCW) def. #47 Kristyna Jurkova (SLW) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)|
|3. #65 Nina Furmaniak (SLW) def. Magda Stepnik (FSCW) 6-0, 6-2|
|4. Minnie Kim (FSCW) def. Andrea Ivanovic (SLW) 6-2, 6-1|
|5. Lola Asis (FSCW) def. Madeleine Gauthier (SLW) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3|
|6. Nastasia Jedrychowsk (SLW) def. Gabby Hesse (FSCW) 6-2, 6-4|
|1. #13 Andrea Ivanovic/Kristyna Jurkova (SLW) def. Selin Devrimci/Natalija Popovic (FSCW) 6-4|
|2. Madeleine Gauthier/Nina Furmaniak (SLW) def. Minnie Kim/Magda Stepnik (FSCW) 7-6 (7-2)|
|3. Lola Asis/Lorena Rionda (FSCW) def. Marta Vicens Miquel/Georgia Dobell (SLW) 6-3|
|Saint Leo 17-4, 7-2 SSC; National ranking #3; Regional ranking #4|
|Florida Southern 15-6, 6-4 SSC; National ranking #19; Regional ranking #6|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,4,6,2,5,1)|
The Moccasins will participate in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament next weekend at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. Florida Southern's opponent will be released by the conference early next week, with the quarterfinal match taking place on Friday at a time to be determined.