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Women's Tennis Defeats #5 Brenau University

Women's Tennis Defeats #5 Brenau University

GAINESVILLE, GA - The women's tennis team defeated the #5 Brenau University Golden Tigers 5-4 on Sunday the 17th taking 2 of 3 doubles and splitting the singles 3 to 3.   The #12 Knights improve to 6-3 on the season and 5-2 against ranked NAIA teams.

The Knights lost #1 Doubles but took #2 and #3 Doubles to lead 2-1 after the doubles were complete.  Lara Persiani and Luciana Pereyra took #2 doubles 8-3 while Jacqueline Heer and Andjela Rajovic won 8-5 at #3 Doubles.  In singles, Maike Nagele won at #1 singles 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 over Pijls.  Pereyra won 6-1, 6-2 at the #3 spot over Zambrano and Franziska Nobis won at #4 singles 6-3, 7-6.  

The Knights next match is Tuesday, March 19th against unranked McPherson College at 1PM as the men will also be in action facing #19 McPherson at the same time at the John Drew Smith Tennis Center in Macon, GA.

Full Results:

#1 Doubles: Charoensirisutthikul/Pijls (BU) def. Nagele/Nobis 8-3
#2 Doubles: Persiani/Pereyra (BU) def. Zambrano/Gouveia 8-3
#3 Doubles: Heer/Rajovic (MGA) def. Dickins/Pabou 8-5
#1 Singles:  #11 Nagele (MGA) def. Pijls  4-6,7-5,6-1
#2 Singles:  Charoensirisutthiku (BU) def. Rajovic 4-6,
#3 Singles:  Pereyra (MGA) def. Zambrano 6-1,6-2
#4 Singles:  Nobis (MGA) def. Dickins 6-3, 7-6
#5 Singles:  Gouveia (BU) def. Persiani 6-2,6-2
#6 Singles:  Pabou (BU) def. Heer 6-4,5-7,6-4