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Feb 24, 2013 • 10:00 AM
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Mocs No Match for Fourth-Ranked Women’s Tennis

Published Feb 24, 2013 03:25 PM
Modified Feb 24, 2013 03:25 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University’s fourth-ranked women’s tennis team had little trouble dispatching No. 17 Florida Southern 8-1 on Sunday afternoon.  The top tandem of Valentine Confalonieri and Ioana Ivan continued their dominance by remaining undefeated in both singles and doubles play.  Lynn improves to 6-1 overall and 4-1 in the Sunshine State Conference.
The third-ranked doubles combination of Confalonierei and Ivan turned away Florida Southern’s 12th-ranked Magda Riutort and Sabine Goge 8-3 while No. 7 Kim Przeszlowski and Andrea Berkova led off the morning with an 8-2 victory in the second position.  The Moc’s lone point came at the third spot, an 8-1 victory for Olivia Spagnuolo and Joalis Dominquez..
Several singles matches turned out to be closer than anticipated as Ivan needed a tie-breaker in the first set before claiming a 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 victory over Goge.  Przeszlowski quickly won 6-2 in her opening set against Victoria Spagnuolo before falling behind 5-0 in set two.  The sophomore from Boca Raton, won the next seven games to claim a 6-2, 7-5 win.
Berkova made quick work of her opponent, Christie Nunnemann, winning 6-0, 6-2 while No. 10 Confalonieri stopped 11th-ranked Riutort 6-1, 6-3 at the top singles position.  Ana Kriz was able to drop Pamela Paradis 6-3, 6-4.  With the match already in LU’s favor, Alina Jane took her third set tiebreaker 10-2 to win her match against Domiquez 6-3, 6-7, 10-2.
The Fighting Knights take to the road for a two-match road trip when they battle West Florida and Valdosta State on Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2.  Log on to for all updates and results.
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