The University of Tennessee women's tennis team finished up play at the Furman Fall Classic Sunday with a singles flight title. Every Lady Vol finished in the top three of her respective flight in singles competition.
In flight one, senior Melissa Schaub replaced junior Blakeley Griffith and played Liberty Sveke of Vanderbilt. Schaub came away with the win, 6-3, 6-4, for a third-place finish in the flight for Tennessee.
Flight two saw junior Victoria Jones take on Furman's Lauren Osborne and picked up the win in straight sets, 6-3 and 6-1. Jones also finished third in the flight.
Sophomore Ghizela Schutte participated in the third flight and beat Meg Fanjoy of Furman in three sets, 1-6, 7-5, and 6-2. Schutte ended the day with another third-place showing.
In flight four, sophomore Bryce Marable defeated Furman's Shannon Moore in straight sets, 6-0, 6-4. Marable was the lone Lady Vol to win her respective flight.
Flight five of singles play saw a match between freshman Stephanie Harris and Maggie Yahnar of Vanderbilt. Harris couldn't quite pick up the win, thus dropping the match, 4-6, 7-5, 6-0, and bringing home a second-place finish.
Freshman Samantha Orlin competed against Clemson's Kathi Gerber and was able to come out on top in straight sets, 6-0, 6-4. Orlin ended up finishing in third place.
Day two saw Tennessee earn a pair of doubles titles and three Lady Vols advance to their respective flights’ singles final match.
In flight one of doubles play, the Lady Vols’ duo of sophomore Ghizela Schutte and senior Melissa Schaub took on Vanderbilt’s Amanda Fish and Taka Bertrand, but came up short 8-3, finishing second in the flight.
Flight two saw the action of sophomore Bryce Marable and junior Blakeley Griffith compete against Laura Gioia and Jacqueline Eckert of Furman. Marable and Griffith secured the win to clinch the doubles flight two title, 8-4. The third flight of doubles had junior Victoria Jones team up with freshman Samantha Orlin to take on Clemson’s Maria Brito and Carol Salge. The Lady Vols dropped the match 8-3, finishing fourth in the flight.
Several Lady Vols take home titles
Published: Tue Oct 04, 2005