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Winthrop Reaches Championship Match
Courtesy: UNCABulldogs.com
Release: 04/20/2012
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The No. 1 seed Winthrop Eagles earned a 4-0 decision over the No. 4 seed Radford Highlanders on Friday at Asheville Racquet Club South, earning a berth in the championship match of the 2012 Big South Conference Women’s Tennis Championship on Saturday.

With the win the Eagles improve to 12-10 on the year while Radford finishes the season with a mark of 17-7.

Winthrop’s No. 1 doubles of Yasmine Alkema and Andressa Garcia won an 8-3 decision over Radford’s No. 1 while the Eagles’ combination of Ekin Gunaysu and Camille Amrani took out the Highlanders’ No. 3 team 8-2, earning the doubles point for WU.

Gunaysu then defeated Taylor Newman of Radford 6-1, 6-1, to put Winthrop up 2-0 in the match. Alkema earned a 6-1, 6-0, decision over the Highlanders’ Petra Dajevic to increase WU’s lead to 3-0.

Winthrop’s Garcia then won the No. 2 singles flight 6-2, 6-3, to give the Eagles the victory.

The Eagles will face the winner of Charleston Southern and Coastal Carolina on Saturday morning.

 

#1 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Dajevic. Petra, Radford

1

0

 

Order of finish: 2

ALKEMA, Yasmine, Winthrop

6

6

   

#2 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Crawford, Hannah, Radford

2

3

 

Order of finish: 3

GARCIA, Andressa, Winthrop

6

6

   

#3 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Drobnjak, Mia, Radford

1

5

   

HERRERA, Sandra, Winthrop

6

2

   

#4 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Valls, Gemma, Radford

1

1

   

PORTIOLI, Giovanna, Winthrop

6

2

   

#5 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Newman, Taylor, Radford

1

1

 

Order of finish: 1

GUNAYSU, Ekin, Winthrop

6

6

   

#6 SINGLES

1

2

3

Notes

Napolitano, Meg, Radford

5

     

AGUADO, Monica, Winthrop

6

     

 

#1 DOUBLES

1

2

3

Notes

Drobnjak, Mia/Newman, Taylor, Radford

3

   

Order of finish: 2

ALKEMA, Yasmine/GARCIA, Andressa, Winthrop

8

     

#2 DOUBLES

1

2

3

Notes

Napolitano, Meg/Crawford, Hannah, Radford

4

     

HERRERA, Sandra/PORTIOLI, Giovanna, Winthrop

5

     

#3 DOUBLES

1

2

3

Notes

Dajevic. Petra/Valls, Gemma, Radford

2

   

Order of finish: 1

GUNAYSU, Ekin/AMRANI, Camille, Winthrop

8

     

 

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