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Furman Falls To Tennessee, 4-2

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ATLANTA, GA. – Furman fell to Tennessee, 4-2, Sunday in a neutral match at the Ken Byers Tennis Center on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Ga.

The Paladins clinched the opening point by winning two out of the three doubles matches.  Senior Ansley Speaks and junior Aryn Greene defeated Brittany Lindl and Eve Repic, 6-2, at flight one, then Tennessee's Sadie Hammond and Gabby Schuck beat senior Blair Martin and sophomore Gabby Rodriguez, 6-4, at flight two to even the slate.  Paladin freshmen Danni Vines and Hannah Ferrett came through in the decisive flight three contest, downing Johanna Silva and Ashley Bongart, 7-6(5), for the point.

The Volunteers picked up four singles wins for the victory.  Hammond topped Vines, 6-1, 6-1, at flight two, and Riley came from behind to beat freshman Katarina Kozarov, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the flight three contest.  At number four, Repic bested Greene, 6-3, 7-5, then Silva held on for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 advantage over Rodriguez in the flight six match-up.

The Paladins scored at flight five, where Ferrett defeated Kim Kermet in straight-sets, 6-3, 6-3.  The flight one match was unfinished, with Speaks leading Lindl, 6-2, 6-7(4), 5-4.

Furman (4-2) will play at N.C. State Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

Tennessee 4, Furman 2
Feb 05, 2017 at Atlanta, Ga. (Ken Byers Tennis Complex) 

Singles competition

1. Ansley Speaks (FUR) vs. Brittany Lindl (UT) 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 5-4, unfinished

2. Sadie Hammond (UT) def. Danni Vines (FUR) 6-1, 6-1

3. Ariadna Riley (UT) def. Katarina Kozarov (FUR) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4

4. Eve Repic (UT) def. Aryn Greene (FUR) 6-3, 7-5

5. Hannah Ferrett (FUR) def. Kim Kermet (UT) 6-3, 6-3

6. Johanna Silva (UT) def. Gabby Rodriguez (FUR) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Ansley Speaks/Aryn Greene (FUR) def. Brittany Lindl/Eve Repic (UT) 6-2

2. Sadie Hammond/Gabby Schuck (UT) def. Blair Martin/Gabby Rodriguez (FUR) 6-4

3. Danni Vines/Hannah Ferrett (FUR) def. Johanna Silva/Ashley Bongart (UT) 7-6 (7-5)