Women’s Tennis Continues Impressive Run at C.L. Varner
Winter Park, Fla. – Three singles players and both doubles teams remain in contention for Lynn University’s tennis team at the C.L. Varner Invitational. Valentine Confalonieri, Andrea Berkova and Anna Kriz each won in both singles and doubles for the Fighting Knights.
Taking on national rival Armstrong Atlantic, Confalonieri squeaked out a 7-6 victory in the first set before dominating set two 6-0. Prior to her singles competition, the graceful Italian teamed with Ioana Ivan to win 8-1 in doubles play.
Berkova may have had the easiest day of the Fighting Knights, topping Akemi Maehama 6-3, 6-3 following an 8-2 victory with partner Kim Przeslowski in doubles action. Kriz took down a member of the host institution, Rollins, winning 7-5, 6-1 over Mariana Salvadore. She partnered with Alex Vukadinovic to win 8-3 in doubles play.
The Blue & White did have two players fall in singles. Ivan fell 7-5, 6-3 to Marlene Hacke of AASU while Vukadinovic lost 6-0, 6-3 to Clare Mendell from UCF.
Lynn returns to the courts at the C.L. Varner on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 8 a.m. Fans, don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook and follow @LUKnights on Twitter and Instagram.