“We had some winnable matches in singles, but the girls were unable to come out on top,” said Lady Bisons coach Kristin Lusk.
Top singles players for the Lady Bisons included Kara Jackson, who fell in singles No. 2 to Elvina Yusupova 7-5, 7-6 (7). Danielle Hansen advanced into a tiebreaker against Iva Janesova 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (4).
“Danielle Hansen and Kara Jackson both played great in singles, and if they keep playing the way they did tonight, they are going to able to win some these matches we have coming up,” said Lusk.
The Lady Bisons will host to conference team the University of North Florida today at the Whitworth Country Club.
1. Soldatova/Yusupova (JU) def. Jackson/Hansen (LU) 8-4
2. Umeki/Camero (JU) def. Jann/Landry (LU) 8-2
3. Janesova/Spencer (JU) def. Keevil/Ellis (LU) 8-5
Singles 1. Tatiana Soldatova (JU) def. Raphaela Jann (LU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Elvina Yusupova (JU) def. Kara Jackson (LU) 7-5, 7-6 (7)
3. Juliana Umeki (JU) def. Elizabeth Keevil (LU) 6-0, 6-3
4. Iva Janesova (JU) def. Danielle Hansen (LU) 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (4)
5. Virginia Tuinski (JU) def. Claire Landry (LU) 8-3 (a pro-set was played since the match was already decided)
6. Fernanda Camero (JU) def. Olivia Ellis (LU) 6-1, 6-1