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Friday, April 18, 2008
RESULTS VS. MOUNT OLIVE (CONF TOUR) (2008-04-18 09:00:00)

Falcons Finish 3rd at Conf. Tourney
Sunday, 20 April 2008
Sumter, SC---The Pfeiffer women's tennis team picked up two huge wins as they finished third at the Conference Carolinas Tournament this past weekend. The fifth seeded Falcons upset #4 Mount Olive in the opening round by a score of 5-4. After losing to #1 seed Erskine in the semis, 5-0 ,the Falcons took out Lees-McRae 5-3 to take home third place.

The Falcons upset #4 Mount Olive in the first round, 5-4. After falling behind 2-1 after doubles Pfeiffer stepped up their play in singles. Heather Smith had a huge win at #5 singles to evn the match at 4-4 and left Juliana Reyes at #4 as the deciding match. Reyes fell behind 5-2 in the third set but turned it around top win five straight games and give the Falcons the win.

In the semi-finals Pfeiffer fell to nationally ranked Erskine 5-0. Pfeiffer pushed the Flying Fleet in doubles losing 8-6 a #1 and 9-8 at #3 but were still down 3-0. Pfiffer fought hard in singles but couldn't pull out a mtach.

In the 3/4 match the Falcons defeated Lees-McRae 5-3 when Mia Bobrowski won a 10-8 tiebraker in the third set to clinch the win. Again the Falcons fell behind, 2-1, after doubles. However the low end of the singles line-up swept the Bobcats and set up Bobrowski's clinching victory.

Catherine Thomas was named to the All-Tournament team for the Falcons.

Women's All- Tournament Team:
Conference Champions: Erskine College
Catherine Thomas Pfeiffer
Andrea Balazsoua Lees McRae
Lee Cribb Limestone
Jessie Griffin Limetsone
Britton Bignon Erskine
Jenna Tudor Erskine
Jennifer Gennaoui -MVP Erskine

Pfeiffer University def Mount Olive College 5-4 Doubles K Jones and S Medeiros (MOC) def Brobrowski and Smith (PU) 8-3 C Aro and M Barone (MOC) def Dominquez and Reyes (PU) 8-6 Billuter and Thomas (PU) def Myers and Kurebayashi(MOC) 8-2 Singles Dominquez(PU) def Barone(MOC) 6-2, 6-2 Ado(MOC) def. Bobrowski(PU) 6-1, 6-1 Medeiros (MOC) def. Billuter (PU) 6-3, 7-6 (5) Reyes(PU) def. Kurebayashi(MOC) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 Smith (PU) def. Jones (MOC) 6-4, 6-4 Thomas (PU) def. Myers (MOC) 6-3, 6-0