No. 7 Lady Cougars Bounce Back, Defeat No. 24 Florida Tech 7-2
Americus – After suffering its first loss of the season, the seventh ranked Columbus State University women's tennis team bounced back Saturday afternoon to defeat 24th ranked Florida Tech 7-2. The neutral site match took place at the Susan K. Smith Tennis Complex in Americus, GA.
In doubles action, the Lady Cougars (20-1) took the opening match as Paola Cigui and Milica Tomic defeated the 12th ranked sister duo of Katarina Huba and Kristina Huba 8-2. Florida Tech (15-6) got on the board at second doubles when Abigail Greif and Stephanie Dohner took down Carolin Weikard and Olivera Jokic 8-4. In the deciding doubles match, Andrea Redrado and Renata Paiva won their match over Abbey Keister and Monica Price 8-4.
Cigui continued her impressive season at first singles as she defeated Kristina Huba 6-3, 6-1. Tomic had a tough draw at second singles as 19th ranked Katarina Huba took down the Lady Cougar in three sets 1-6, 6-4, 6-1. Forty-ninth ranked Weikard got back in the grove at third doubles defeating Price 4-6, 6-1, 6-1. Jokic bounced back from her first loss of the season in singles action easily defeating Greif 6-2, 7-5.
Redrado had no problem at fifth singles winning her match 6-0, 6-1 over Dohner. Freshman Sandra Jung won the final match of the afternoon over Keister 6-2, 6-2.
1. #10 Paola Cigui (CSU) def. Kristina Huba (FT) - 6-3, 6-1
2. #19 Katarina Huba (FT) def. Milica Tomic (CSU) – 1-6, 6-4, 6-1
3. #49 Carolin Weikard (CSU) def. Monica Price (FT) - 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
4. Olivera Jokic (CSU) def. Abigail Greif (FT) - 6-2, 7-5
5. Andrea Redrado (CSU) def. Stephanie Dohner (FT) - 6-0, 6-1
6. Sandra Jung (CSU) def. Abbey Keister (FT) - 6-2, 6-2
1. Cigui/Tomic (CSU) def. #12 Huba/Huba (FT) - 8-2
2. Greif/Dohner (FT) def. Weikard/Jokic (CSU) - 8-4
3. Redrado/Renata Paiva (CSU) def. Keister/Price (FT) - 8-4