Results vs. Lees-McRae(CC Tour) (2008-04-19 15:00:00)

Falcons Finish 3rd at Conf. Tourney
Sunday, 20 April 2008
Sumter, SC---The Pfeiffer women's tennis team picked up two huge wins as they finished third at the Conference Carolinas Tournament this past weekend. The fifth seeded Falcons upset #4 Mount Olive in the opening round by a score of 5-4.  After losing to #1 seed Erskine in the semis, 5-0 ,the Falcons took out Lees-McRae 5-3 to take home third place.

The Falcons upset #4 Mount Olive in the first round, 5-4.  After falling behind 2-1 after doubles Pfeiffer stepped up their play in singles.  Heather Smith had a huge win at #5 singles to evn the match at 4-4 and left Juliana Reyes at #4 as the deciding  match.  Reyes fell behind 5-2 in the third set but turned it around top win five straight games and give the Falcons the win.

In the semi-finals Pfeiffer fell to nationally ranked Erskine 5-0.  Pfeiffer pushed the Flying Fleet in doubles losing 8-6 a #1 and 9-8 at #3 but were still down 3-0.  Pfiffer fought hard in singles but couldn't pull out a mtach.

In the 3/4 match the Falcons defeated Lees-McRae 5-3 when Mia Bobrowski won a 10-8 tiebraker in the third set to clinch the win.  Again the Falcons fell behind, 2-1, after doubles.  However the low end of the singles line-up swept the Bobcats and set up Bobrowski's clinching victory.

Catherine Thomas was named to the All-Tournament team for the Falcons.

Women's All- Tournament Team:
Conference Champions: Erskine College
Catherine Thomas   Pfeiffer
Andrea Balazsoua Lees McRae
Lee Cribb   Limestone
Jessie Griffin  Limetsone
Britton Bignon  Erskine
Jenna Tudor  Erskine
Jennifer Gennaoui  -MVP   Erskine

Pfeiffer def. Lees-McRae 5-3 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