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Georgia State Downs Furman, 6-1

Katarina Weymouth
Katarina Weymouth

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Georgia State won the doubles point then captured victories in five of six singles matches to down Furman, 6-1,  Friday at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.

The Paladins won the opening doubles match, as junior Blair Martin and freshman Gabby Rodriguez teamed up for a 6-2 advantage over Lara Vovk and Niri Rasolomalala at flight two.  The Panthers recorded victories in the remaining two matches to claim the doubles point.  Linn Timmermann and Taranin Kamoe beat junior Ansley Speaks and freshman Katarina Weymouth, 6-4, in the top-seeded match-up, then Kristin Rehse and Daniela Ramirez recorded a 6-3 win versus sophomore Harper Caswell and junior Karlee Bryde at number three.

Georgia State collected five singles points for the win.  Timmerman defeated Speaks, 6-3, 6-3, at flight one, and Vovk held on for a 7-5, 2-6, 7-6(8-6) victory versus Martin at flight two.  Chiara Volejnicek posted a 6-2, 6-3 advantage over Bryde at number four, then Ramirez topped Rodriguez, 6-2, 6-2, at flight five.  In the flight six contest, Kamoe outlasted Caswell, 6-4, 6-2.

Furman's Weymouth scored the Paladins' lone point with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 win over Rehse at flight two.

The Paladins (2-5) will entertain Coastal Carolina Saturday at 11 a.m.

Georgia State 6, Furman 1
Feb 12, 2016 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. Timmermann,Linn (GSU) def. Ansley Speaks (FUR) 6-3, 6-3

2. Katarina Weymouth (FUR) def. Rehse,Kristin (GSU) 6-1, 5-7, 6-3

3. Vovk,Lara (GSU) def. Blair Martin (FUR) 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6)

4. Volejnicek,Chiara (GSU) def. Karlee Bryde (FUR) 6-2, 6-3

5. Ramirez,Daniela (GSU) def. Gabby Rodriguez (FUR) 6-2, 6-2

6. Kamoe,Tarani (GSU) def. Harper Caswell (FUR) 6-4, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. Timmermann,Linn/Kamoe,Tarani (GSU) def. Ansley Speaks/Katarina Weymouth (FUR) 6-4

2. Blair Martin/Gabby Rodriguez (FUR) def. Vovk,Lara/Rasolomalala,Niri (GSU) 6-2

3. Rehse,Kristin/Ramirez,Daniela (GSU) def. Harper Caswell/Karlee Bryde (FUR) 6-3


Match Notes

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (1,4,2,6,3,5)