FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 2-26-02
Women's Tennis: No. 5 Armstrong Atlantic State 7, No. 10 Clayton State 2
SAVANNAH, Ga. The No. 5-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State women's tennis squad defeated No. 10-ranked Clayton State, 7-2, in Peach Belt Conference women's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at the AASU Tennis Complex.
The Lady Pirates took over first place in the Peach Belt Conference women's standings with the victory, matching up the two top undefeated squads in the league.
AASU won all three doubles matches, then took four of six singles matches for the victory. Top-ranked DII singles player Zsofi Golopencza knocked off Jackeline Nieto, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 1 singles while freshman Annamaria Forgacs defeated Aline Quintal, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 3 singles. Junior Laura Puch and Alejandra Aguilar also picked up singles wins for the Lady Pirates, who improved to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the Peach Belt Conference.
The Lady Pirates return to action on Friday, March 1 as they host top-ranked and defending NCAA Division II champion Lynn University at 1:00 p.m.
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Women: AASU 7, Clayton State 2
#1 Zsofi Golopencza (AASU) def. Jackeline Nieto (CCSU) 6-2, 6-3
#2 Natalia Collantes (CCSU) def. Michaela Kratochvilova (AASU) 6-4, 6-2
#3 Annamaria Forgacs (AASU) def. Aline Quintal (CCSU) 6-2, 6-4
#4 Natalia Koulechova (CCSU) def. Gemma Vaughan (AASU) 6-2, 6-1
#5 Laura Puch (AASU) def. Amina Wojcik (CCSU) 6-1, 6-2
#6 Alejandra Aguilar (AASU) def. Fernanda Zurita (CCSU) 4-6, 7-6, (10-3)
#1 Kratochvilova/Golopencza (AASU) def. Nieto/Collantes (CCSU) 8-0
#2 Forgacs/Peaty (AASU) def. Quintal/Koulechova (CCSU) 8-5
#3 Aguilar/Puch (AASU) def. Wojcik/Zurita (CCSU) 8-1
Records: AASU (9-0, 6-0 PBC), CCSU (6-2, 5-1 PBC)