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Paladins Conclude Fall Season At Georgia State Invitational

Harper Caswell
Harper Caswell

ATLANTA, GA. -- The Furman women's tennis team concluded the 2015 fall season this weekend at the Georgia State Fall Invitational in Atlanta, Ga. 

On Friday, the Paladins picked up four doubles wins, as junior Ansley Speaks and freshman Katty Weymouth defeated Eveline Lepinay and Maja Salibasic of Stetson, 6-0, then beat Julia Melendez and Stephanie Barnett of Nicholls State, 6-2.  Junior Blair Martin and freshman Gabby Rodriguez recorded a 6-3 win over Stetson's Alexe Viaud and Brittany Hill, and sophomore Harper Caswell and junior Karlee Bryde teamed up to beat Isla Brock and Laia Charles of Nicholls State, 6-4.

In singles action on Saturday, Furman completed a sweet of Nicholls State, and Speaks, Weymouth, and Caswell posted wins versus Stetson, while the Paladins won two of three doubles matches against Georgia State.  Speaks and Weymouth downed Tarani Kamoe and Niri Rasolomalala, 7-6(7), and Caswell and Bryde beat Chiara Volejnicek and Lara Vovk, 7-5.

Furman will open the 2016 spring season at South Carolina on January 17 at 4 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

 

Day 1 - October 30

Doubles Results

Furman vs. Stetson

Speaks/Weymouth (Furman) def. Lepinay/Salibasic (Stetson), 6-0

Martin/Rodriguez (Furman) def. Viaud/Hill (Stetson), 6-3

 

Furman vs. Nicholls State

Speaks/Weymouth (Furman) def. Melendez/Barnett (NSU), 6-2

Pietersz/Krug (NSU) def. Martin/Rodriguez (Furman), 6-4

Caswell/Bryde (Furman) def. Brock/Charlest (NSU), 6-4

 

Singles Results

Furman vs. Georgia State

Linn Timmermann (GSU) def. Ansley Speaks (Furman), 7-6(6), 6-2

Kristin Rehse (GSU) def. Katty Weyouth (Furman), 6-2, 1-6, 6-2

Niri Rasolomalala (GSU) def. Blair Martin (Furman), 6-2, 6-2

Chiara Volejnicek (GSU) def. Karlee Bryde (Furman), 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

Tarani Kamoe (GSU) def. Harper Caswell (Furman), 6-1, 6-3

Lara Vovk (GSU) def. Gabby Rodriguez (Furman), 6-4, 6-1

 

Day 2 - October 31

Doubles Results

Furman vs. Georgia State

Speaks/Weymouth (Furman) def. Kamoe/Rasolomalala (GSU), 7-6(7)

Timmerman/Rehse (GSU) def. Martin/Rodriguez (Furman), 6-0

Caswell/Bryde (Furman) def. Volejnicek/Vovk (GSU), 7-5

 

Singles Results

Furman vs. Nicholls State

Ansley Speaks (Furman) def. Stephanie Barnett (NSU), 6-4, 6-2, 6-3

Katty Weymouth (Furman) def. Milou Pietersz (NSU), 6-2, 6-1

Blair Martin (Furman) def. Julia Melendez (NSU), 6-4, 6-2

Karlee Bryde (Furman) def. Clemence Krug (NSU), 7-5, 5-7, 6-1

Harper Caswell (Furman) def. Isla Brock (NSU), 7-6(3), 6-4

Gabby Rodriguez (Furman) def. Laia Charles (NSU), 6-4, 6-4

 

Furman vs. Stetson

Ansley Speaks (Furman) def. Eveline Lepinay (Stetson), 6-1, 6-3

Katty Weymouth (Furman) def. Taylor Cosme (unattached), 6-3, 6-4

Bridget Harding (unattached) def. Blair Martin (Furman), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Maja Salibasic (Stetson) def. Karlee Bryde (Furman), 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

Harper Caswell (Furman) def. Alexe Viaud (Stetson), 7-6(4), 7-5

Brittany Hill (Stetson) def. Gabby Rodriguez (Furman), 6-2, 6-3