Sullivan Collects Singles Win, Murray And Stanford Combine For Doubles Victory At UCF Invitational
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team collected one singles win and one doubles win Sunday in the second day of competition at the UCF Invitational in Orlando, Fla. The Paladins squared off against Florida State in doubles then faced Iowa in singles at the tournament.
Paladin junior Amanda Murray and senior Michele Stanford combined for an 8-7(6) win over Florida State's Francesca Segarelli and Kristina Schleich in doubles action. Cassie Hochwalt of UCF teamed with Seminole Amy Sargeant to hand Furman sophomore Kelly Sullivan and senior Jenny Porter an 8-2 defeat, while Florida State's Daneika Borthwick and Mia Vriens were victorious, 8-4, over Furman senior Lauren Kline and sophomore Alex Moreno-Kaste.
In singles action, Sullivan recorded a 6-2, 6-4 win over Ellen Silver to lead the Paladins. Ruth Seaborne defeated Kline, 6-4, 6-2, and Shelby Talcott posted a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Murray. Morven McCulloch garnered a touch 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 win over Moreno-Kaste, and Katie Zordani handed Stanford a 7-5, 6-2 loss. Caitlin Hindmarsh led Porter, 6-2, 6-3 in the final singles match-up.
The tournament, which concludes on Monday, features Central Florida, Florida State, Iowa, and Furman. Each team will compete in one doubles match and one singles match per day, with a 10 minute break following doubles. On Monday, Furman faces Iowa in doubles and Central Florida in singles.
Day Two Results - UCF Invitational
Cassie Hochwalt (UCF)/Amy Sargeant (FSU) def. Kelly Sullivan/Jenny Porter (FUR) 8-2
Daneika Borthwick/Mia Vriens (FSU) def. Lauren Kline/Alex Moreno-Kaste (FUR) 8-4
Amanda Murray/Michele Stanford (FUR) def. Francesca Segarelli/Kristina Schleich (FSU) 8-7(6)
Ruth Seaborne (IOWA) def. Lauren Kline (FUR) 6-4, 6-2
Shelby Talcott (IOWA) def. Amanda Murray (FUR) 7-5, 6-0
Morven McCulloch (IOWA) def. Alex Moreno-Kaste (FUR) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Katie Zordani (IOWA) def. Michele Stanford (FUR) 7-5, 6-2
Kelly Sullivan (FUR) def. Ellen Silver (IOWA) 6-2, 6-4
Caitlin Hindmarsh (IOWA) def. Jenny Porter (FUR) 6-2, 6-3
UCF Invitational Schedule
Mon. January 21th - 9 a.m.
Florida State vs. UCF
Iowa vs. Furman
Furman vs. UCF
Iowa vs. Florida State