Lady Bulldog Tennis Posts Multiple Wins During Day Two Of Eck Classic
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The second day of action at the Eck Fall Classic was held Saturday, with Mississippi State women's tennis posting three wins.
Singles matches kicked off the action with wins from Roseline Dion and Petra Ferancova.
Dion took down Zane Zarina of Wake Forest 6-4, 6-2. Ferancova defeated Brigita Bercyte, also of Wake Forest, 7-5, 7-5. Olesya Tsigvintseva fell to her Wake Forest opponent, Ryann Cutillo, 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles play also resulted in a victory for the Lady Bulldogs as Tsigvintseva and Ferancova ousted JoHanna Manningham and Christine McGaffigan of host Notre Dame, 8-5.
Tsigvinsteva and Dion then paired up against Cutillo and Karen Forman of Wake Forest, but were unable to pull out the victory, falling to their opponents 8-1.
"It was a solid day today. The girls battled and earned a few big wins. I was happy with their effort," commented head coach Daryl Greenan.
Play will continue Sunday at 9 a.m. (ET).
MSU Results from the Eck Fall Classic Notre Dame, Ind. - 11/5/11
SINGLES - Roseline Dion (MSU) def. Zane Zarina (Wake Forest) 6-4, 6-2; Petra Ferancova (MSU) def. Brigita Bercyte (Wake Forest) 7-5, 7-5; Ryann Cutillo (Wake Forest) def. Olesya Tsigvintseva (MSU) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
DOUBLES - Olesya Tsigvintseva/Petra Ferancova (MSU) def. JoHanna Manningham/Christine McGaffigan (Notre Dame) 8-5; Ryann Cutillo/Karen Forman (Wake Forest) def. Olesya Tsigvintseva/Roseline Dion (MSU) 8-1