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Paladins Pick Up Three Doubles Wins In Second Day Of Furman Fall Classic

Margaret Boyette
Margaret Boyette

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman women's tennis team picked up three doubles wins in the second day of the 27th Annual Furman Fall Classic, being held this weekend at the Mickel Tennis Center on the campus of Furman University in Greenville, S.C.  

At flight one, junior Alex Moreno-Kaste teamed with senior Margaret Boyette to finish seventh after posting an 8-2 win over Shelby Talcott and Caitlin Hindmarsh of Iowa, while junior Kelly Sullivan and rookie Ansley Speaks took fifth place at flight three after topping Iowa's Aimee Tarun and Ellen Silver, 8-5.  In the flight four round robin matches, seniors Amanda Murray and Katherine Oudin notched an 8-3 victory versus Vanderbilt's Georgina Sellyn and Maggie Leavell.

The Furman Fall Classic features six teams ranked in the top 34 in the 2013 final ITA Collegiate Tennis rankings:  Alabama (11th), Clemson (13th), Vanderbilt (19th), Florida State (24th), Tennessee (31st), and South Carolina (34th).  The eight-team field also includes 11 singles players and six doubles teams ranked in the preseason ITA Collegiate Tennis rankings.

The tournament will conclude on Sunday, with singles play beginning at 9 a.m.


Singles Results

Round Two

F1 Joanna Henderson (UT) def. Alex Moreno-Kaste (FU), 3-6, 6-1, 6-0

F2 Tiffany Taveres (UT) def. Katherine Oudin (FU), 6-1, 6-4

F3 Joana Eidukonyte (CU) def. Ansley Speaks (FU), 6-1, 7-5

F4 Duda Santos (FSU) def. Blair Martin (FU), 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 

F5 Laurence Guevremont (UT) def. Margaret Boyette (FU), 6-1, 6-2

F6 Ambika Pande (UT) def. Karlee Bryde (FU), 6-2, 6-3

F6 Caroline Dailey (USC) def. Margaret Boyette (FU), 6-1, 6-3

F7 Natalie Looney (USC) def. Amanda Murray (FU), 5-7, 6-0, 6-2


Doubles Results

Round Three

F1 7th Place Moreno/Boyette (FU) def. Talcott/Hindmarsh (IA), 8-2

F2 5th Place Gumulya/Eidukonyte (CU) def. Martin/Bryde (FU), 8-3

F3 5th Place Sullivan/Speaks (FU) def. Tarun/Silver (IA), 8-5

F4 Murray/Oudin (FU) def. Sellyn/Leavell (VU), 8-3