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Dons Netters Stay Hot, Defeat Northern Colorado 6-1

March 21, 2007

The USF women's tennis team remained hot, winning their fourth straight in convincing fashion in defeating visiting Northern Colorado 6-1 at Golden Gate Park Wednesday.

The Dons started off by taking the doubles point with the team of Camille Pamart and Mylene Martin winning 8-3, Joana Macedo and Lauren Hickey earning a 8-6 win and Kelly Hickey and Ema Taylor taking an 8-4 decision.

The momentum continued with the Dons winning five of six singles matches, all in straight sets. Pamart won 6-4, 6-3 over Tabatha Knopp at number one, Taylor topped Meredith Krystofik 6-1, 6-1, Martin defeated Karen Groll 6-1, 6-2, Jenny Sperry bested Renee Nuccio 6-3, 6-0 and Lauren Hickey outlasted Christina Shelly 7-6, 6-2. USF's only singles loss was at number five where Nisha Dixit fell in straight sets to Tiffany Knop.

USF (7-8) continues its schedule at home 1:00 p.m. Sunday when they host Portland at Golden Gate Park.

Nonconference Women's TennisUSF 6, Northern Colorado 1Golden Gate Park

Doubles

USF No. Colorado WinnerPamart/Martin vs. Shelly/Knop USF 8-3Macedo/L. Hickey vs. Nuccio/Groll USF 8-6K. Hickey/Taylor vs. Knop/Krystofik USF 8-4

Singles

USF No. Colorado WinnerCamille Pamart vs Tabatha Knop USF 6-4, 6-3Emma Taylor vs Meredith Krystofik USF 6-1, 6-1Mylene Martin vs Karen Groll USF 6-1, 6-3Jenny Sperry vs Renee Nuccio USF 6-3, 6-0Nisha Dixit vs Tiffany Knop NC 6-3,6-0Lauren Hickey vs Christina Shelly USF 7-6,6-2

USF 7-8, No. Colorado 4-9