FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFayetteville, NC – The Pfeiffer women’s tennis team brought home their first win of the season on Sunday afternoon after beating the Monarchs of Methodist University 5-4. The Falcons are now 1-3 on the season.
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Saturday, February 14, 2009
RESULTS VS. METHODIST (2009-02-14 13:00:00)
The Monarchs started out with two wins in doubles to take the 2-1 lead. The number two doubles team of junior Patty Dominguez (Caracas, Venezuela) and sophomore Maddy Billeter (Boca Raton, FL) got Pfeiffer on the board with an 8-2 win.
In a great team effort, the Falcons pushed through and took four of the six singles matches to pull out the win for the day. Dominguez won in the number one spot 6-2, 6-2. Senior Juliana Reyes (Cali, Columbia) took her three set match in the number two spot 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. Sophomore Catie Thomas also went to three sets with her win (6-4, 2-6, 6-1). Billeter brought home Pfeiffer’s final win 6-3, 6-1.
The Falcons return to the courts on Tuesday to host Fayetteville State. The first match begins at 2:00 PM.Pfeiffer @ Methodist 02/15/09 Doubles Thomas/Reyes v. Flaherty/Vivian - M 8-2 Dominguez/Billeter v. Davis/Powell - P 8-2 Carpenter/Dickens v. Tinkham/Brayton - M 8-3 Singles Dominguez v. Flaherty - P 6-2, 6-2 Reyes v. Vivian - P 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 Thomas v. Davis - P 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 Carpenter v. Powell - M 6-0, 6-4 Billeter v. Brayton - P 6-3, 6-1 Dickens v. Tinkham - M 6-0, 6-0