Lady Bobcats Finish Fourth

Sumter, S.C.--In the second round of the Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis Championship Tournament the Lady Bobcats fell 5-0 to the Limestone Saints in Sumter, S.C. Saturday morning. With the loss Lees-McRae played Saturday afternoon against Pfeiffer University to decide third and fourth place. The Lady Bobcats were defeated 5-3 by the Lady Falcons in the contest, taking home a fourth place finish for the tournament.

Limestone 5 Lees-McRae 0
In the first match of the day Limestone charged ahead, sweeping Lees-McRae in doubles action, although both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles teams did not go down without a fight. Ashley Mayers (Miami, Fla.) and Christine Vanard (Winston-Salem, N.C.) fell 8-6 at the two, while Andrea Balaszova (Prague, Czech Republic) and Renee Roberson (Salisbury, N.C.) also lost 8-6 at the three.

With the Saints only needing two wins in singles action to clinch the victory, the match was ended once Eve Aubry defeated Balaszova at the second flight 6-2, 6-1, and Josephine Gade beat Amanda Nascimento (Vitoria, Brazil) 6-2, 6-3 at the four.

Doubles
Jen Snaider and Alexandra Gade(LC) def. Nacimento and Joyce(LMC) 8-3
Eve Aubry and Joesphine Gade(LC) def. Mayers and Vanard (LMC) 8-6
Jessie Griffin and Lee Cribb(LC) def. Balazsova and Roberson (LMC) 8-6

Singles
Jen Snaider(LC) vrs Vanard(LMC) 7-5 1-0 LMC LEADING
Alexandra Gade(LC) def Balazsova(LMC) 6-2, 6-1
Eve Aubry(LC) Mayer (LMC) 6-3, 5-0 LIMESTONE LEADING
Joesphine Gade (LC) def. Nacimento(LMC) 6-2, 6-3
5 Lee Cribb(LC) vrs. Joyce (LMC) 7-5, 3-0 LIMESTONE LEADING
6 Jessie Griffin(LC) Hawkins(LMC) 6-4, 5-0, LIMESTONE LEADING

Pfeiffer 5 Lees-McRae 3
In a match to decide third and fourth place for the Conference Carolinas tournament, the Lady Bobcats fell 5-3, despite taking two points in doubles action. With the loss Lees-McRae finished fourth for the tournament.

In doubles Mayers and Vanard teamed up to defeat Domiques and Reyes 8-1 at No. 2 and Roberson and Balaszova beat Billeter and Thomas 8-3 at the third flight.

In singles only Mayers, playing No. 3, was able to take a win for the Lady Bobcats when she won 6-2, 6-2 over Billeter. Balaszova (No. 2) and Cameron Joyce (Lenoir, N.C.) at the five both lost in three sets to Pfeiffer. Vanard's No. 1 match remained unfinished with Vanard behind 6-3, 5-5 when the match was determined.

Doubles
Brobrowski and Smith (PU) def. Nacimento and Joyce(LMC) 8-3
Mayers and Vanard (LMC)Dominquez and Reyes (PU) 8-1
Balazsova and Roberson (LMC) Billeter and Thomas (PU) 8-3

Singles
Dominquez(PU) Vanard(LMC) 6-3, 5-5 PU leading
Bobrowski(PU) def. Balazsova(LMC) 1-6, 7-5, 10-8
Mayers (LMC) def. Billeter (PU) 6-2, 6-2
Reyes(PU) def. Nacimento(LMC) 6-2, 6-0
Smith (PU) Joyce (LMC) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
Thomas (PU) def. Hawkins(LMC) 6-2, 6-1