Florida Tech Women’s Tennis Sweeps Eckerd 9-0

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Florida Tech women’s tennis (12-6, 1-2 SSC) duplicated their male counterparts’ performance Saturday afternoon, topping Eckerd (5-6, 0-3 SSC) 9-0 at the Dick Bullard Courts. (Photo by Amanda Stratford Photography)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech women’s tennis (12-6, 1-2 SSC) duplicated their male counterparts’ performance Saturday afternoon, topping Eckerd (5-6, 0-3 SSC) 9-0 at the Dick Bullard Courts.

The Panthers jumped out to a 3-0 advantage following doubles play.

Erin Egoroff

Erin Egoroff

Kayla Hergott

Kayla Hergott

Erin Egoroff and Kayla Hergott pulled out a 9-7 win over Gipson Hawn and Amy Naula at the No. 1 spot.

The No. 2 and No. 3 doubles teams had less trouble securing the point for FIT.

Katie Close and Natasa Vukovic won 8-3 over Erika Fridrik and Emily Fridrik, while Chloe Chanley and Meritt Rabson registered an 8-4 win against Katie Benn and Carson Trapp.

In singles, Vukovic bested Hawn 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 and Hergott took down Trapp 6-1, 6-2.

At No. 3, Chanley battled to a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Emily Fridrik, while Egoroff was the victor against Naula by a margin of 6-0, 6-2.

Mariana Castaneiras rolled over Benn 6-0, 6-0 and Jessica Widmark won 7-6, 6-0 against Erika Fridrik at the No. 6 spot.

The Panthers return to play on Tuesday with an exhibition with Oxford at Kiwi Tennis Club in Indian Harbour, Florida before taking on Embry-Riddle on Friday at DeSoto Park in Satellite Beach, Florida, beginning at 2 p.m. ET.


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