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Hansen records only win against Troy
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Hansen records only win against Troy
The Lady Bisons lost their third straight match on Sunday when they fell to Troy State 6-1. Junior Danielle Hansen was the only Lady Bison to pick up a win.

“The Bisons continued to show fight against Troy,” women’s assistant coach Jamie Aid said. “Danielle Hansen had a great win at No. 3, and Alyssa Bellini lost by a close 2 points at No. 4 in the tiebreaker.

“Up and down the ladder our girls continue to work, continue to show improvements, and most importantly continue to come together as a team. We are looking forward to the week ahead.”

The Lady Bisons fell to an early 1-0 deficit when they were swept in the doubles point.

Troy State’s Grynel and Guijt defeated senior Kara Jackson and freshman Alyssa Bellini 8-2 at No. 1 doubles.

At No. 2, juniors Elizabeth Keevil and Danielle Hansen fell to Dhaoui and Veiga 8-3, while senior Julianne McMeen and sophomore Carlina Jow were defeated 8-1 by Dorofeeva and Battye at No. 3.

At No. 1 singles, Keevil played a solid match, but in the end fell to Grynel 6-3, 6-3. Jackson was defeated at No. 2 by Dhaoui 6-1, 6-2.

The Lady Bisons only win came at No. 3 singles. Hansen pulled out a three set victory over Guijt, winning 6-1, 4-6, (10-7) with a tiebreaker replacing the third set.

Bellini fought to the end in her match at No. 4, but fell just two points shy of the win, falling to Dorofeeva 6-3, 1-6, (12-10).

At No. 5, McMeen was defeated by Veiga 6-1, 6-2, while Jow fell to Battye 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6.

The Lady Bisons will be back in action February 4th when they face the University of Tennessee at Martin at Whitworth Country Club.



#1 Grynel/Guijt (T) def. Jackson/Bellini (LU) 8-2

#2 Dhaoui/Veiga (T) def. Keevil/Hansen (LU) 8-3

#3 Dorofeeva/Battye (T) def. Jow/McMeen (LU) 8-1


#1 Grynel (T) def. Keevil (LU) 6-3, 6-3

#2 Dhaoui (T) def. Jackson (LU) 6-1, 6-2

#3 Hansen (LU) def. Guijt (T) 6-1, 4-6 (10-7)

#4 Dorofeeva (T) def. Bellini (LU) 6-3, 1-6, (12-10)

#5 Veige (T) def. McMeen (LU) 6-1, 6-2

#6 Battye (T) def. Jow (LU) 6-1, 6-2

Written by Ashlan Williams, student assistant in athletics media relations.