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UNF Tops Furman, 5-2

Karlee Bryde
Karlee Bryde

ORLANDO, FLA. – UNF topped Furman, 5-2, Tuesday in a neutral match at the UCF Tennis Complex in Orlando, Fla.

The Ospreys won two of three doubles matches to clinch the doubles point.  Luise Intert and Rebecca Pereira downed sophomore Blair Martin and freshman Joan van Lochem, 6-3, at flight two, and Quetzali Vazquez and Esther Zuniga defeated sophomore Karlee Bryde and freshman Harper Caswell, 6-0, at number three.  The top flighted match was unfinished, with senior Alex Moreno-Kaste and junior Ansley Speaks leading Taylor Hollander and Marina Cunningham, 4-3.

In singles play, UNF picked up four singles wins for the team victory.  Zuniga beat Moreno-Kaste, 6-2, 6-4, at flight two, and Valdez topped Martin, 6-1, 7-5, at number three.  In the flight five match-up, Vazquez defeated Caswell, 6-0, 6-1, and Pereira recorded a 6-2, 7-5 win over van Lochem at number six. 

Furman recorded two singles wins, as Speaks defeated Hollander, 6-1, 7-6(8), in the top-flighted contest and Bryde was victorious after leading Cunningham, 7-5, 3-1, when the flight four match was retired.

The Paladins (2-8) are in the midst of a Spring Break trip to Florida, where Furman will play at UCF on Wednesday at noon and will conclude the trip on Friday at 11 a.m. at South Florida.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

North Florida 5, Furman 2
Mar 10, 2015 at Orlando, Fla. (UCF Tennis Complex)

Singles competition

1. Ansley Speaks (FUR) def. Taylor Hollander (UNF-W) 6-1, 7-6 (10-8)

2. Esther Zuniga (UNF-W) def. Alex Moreno-Kaste (FUR) 6-2, 6-4

3. Michelle Valdez (UNF-W) def. Blair Martin (FUR) 6-1, 7-5

4. Karlee Bryde (FUR) def. Marina Cunningham (UNF-W) 7-5, 3-1, retired

5. Quetzali Vazquez (UNF-W) def. Harper Caswell (FUR) 6-0, 6-1

6. Rebeca Pereira (UNF-W) def. Joan van Lochem (FUR) 6-2, 7-5


Doubles competition

1. Alex Moreno-Kaste/Ansley Speaks (FUR) vs. Taylor Hollander/Marina Cunningham (UNF-W) 4-3, unfinished

2. Luise Intert/Rebeca Pereira (UNF-W) def. Blair Martin/Joan van Lochem (FUR) 6-3

3. Quetzali Vazquez/Esther Zuniga (UNF-W) def. Karlee Bryde/Harper Caswell (FUR) 6-0


Match Notes