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STATESBORO, GA. (February 1, 2019) – The North Carolina A&T women’s tennis team fell to Georgia Southern 6-1 Friday afternoon at Georgia Southern. It was freshman Kaya Ellis who walked away with the Aggies first singles win of the 2019 season.

Ellis started off hot taking the first set 6-0 over Luisa Hrda. Hrda fought back to take the second set 6-4 to tie the match. Ellis turned up her intensity level to win the tie-breaker set 10-5 to secure the win for N.C. A&T at No. 6 singles.

Another great matchup was at the No. 1 singles position where senior Fabiana Ramirez took on Arianne De Winter. Ramirez got off to a slow start dropping the first set 6-1. She then settled in and started playing to her strengths and took the second set 6-4. The tie-breaker was the most intense set of the season. Ramirez finally succumbed to her adversary losing the final set 11-9.

Other scores during the match were Renata Ruiz was defeated by Emilia Bujan 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Kanishka Chawla loss to Elizabeth Goines 6-1, 6-2 at No. 4 singles.

Georgia Southern took the doubles point winning all three doubles matches.

 

Georgia Southern 6, N.C. A&T 1
Feb 01, 2019 at Statesboro, Ga. 

Singles competition

1. Arianne De Winter (GS) def. RAMIREZ, Fabiana (NCATW) 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)

2. Paula Boixader (GS) def. MARTINEZ, Angelica (NCATW) 6-0, 6-0

3. Emilia Bujan (GS) def. RUIZ, Renata (NCATW) 6-1, 6-3

4. Elizabeth Goines (GS) def. CHAWLA, Kanishka (NCATW) 6-1, 6-2

5. Lindsay Truscott (GS) def. ESTENSSORO, Marlene (NCATW) 6-0, 6-0

6. ELLIS, Kaya (NCATW) def. Luisa Hrda (GS) 6-0, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)

 

Doubles competition

1. Arianne De Winter/Emilia Bujan (GS) def. RAMIREZ, Fabiana/RUIZ, Renata (NCATW) 6-2

2. Paula Boixader/Elizabeth Goines (GS) def. MARTINEZ, Angelica/CHAWLA, Kanishka (NCATW) 6-2

3. Paige Christian/Hannah Daniel (GS) def. ESTENSSORO, Marlene/ELLIS, Kaya (NCATW) 6-1

 

Match Notes

N.C. A&T 0-3

Georgia Southern 4-2