FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWilson, NC – The Pfeiffer University Falcons split a dual match with the Bulldogs of Barton College on Saturday in Conference Carolinas tennis action. The Falcon women won their match 5-4, while the men lost 4-5.
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Saturday, April 4, 2009
RESULTS VS. BARTON (2009-04-04 14:00:00)
Patty Dominguez (Caracas, Venezuela) and Brittany Dickens (Wake Forest, NC) won the second doubles match 8-0 for Pfeiffer’s first victory of the day. Catie Thomas (Asheboro, NC) and Amanda Huffaker (Maryville, TN) added another victory in the third doubles match (8-1).
The Falcons continued to take three of the singles matches to secure their victory. Dominguez won at number one 6-2, 6-0, while Maddy Billeter (Boca Raton, FL) added a 6-2, 6-0 win at number four. Dickens tabbed another win in the final singles spot (6-3, 6-1) to bring Pfeiffer up to five wins on the day.
On the men’s side, the Falcons fell just short of a victory. Philip Lawson (Johannesburg, South Africa) and Johan deWit (Windhoek, Namibia) took the first doubles match 8-5, while AJ Flores (Atlanta, GA) and Sid Kaushik (Chennai, India) finished the second match with a 9-7 win.
DeWit and Flores gave Pfeiffer its only singles victories at the third and forth positions. DeWit finished his match 6-4, 6-1 and Flores won 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (5).
The Pfeiffer men and women are now each 7-7 overall on the season.Pfeiffer v. Barton 04/04/09 Doubles Lawson/deWit v. Grobel/Martel - P 8-5 Flores/Kaushik v. Desilets/Peron - P 9-7 Pouchet/Simpson v. Salinas/Jackman - B 8-5 Singles Lawson v. Grobel - B 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Kaushik v. Jackman - B 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 deWit v. Martel - P 6-4, 6-1 Flores v. Salinas - P 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5) Pouchet v. Desilets - B 6-1, 6-0 Simpson v. Peron - B 7-5, 6-2