Women's Tennis falls to RV Tennessee Wesleyan
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Women's Tennis falls to RV Tennessee Wesleyan
(Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.- No. 21 Cumberland women's tennis was defeated by Tennessee Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, 5-2.

The Bulldogs (2-1) posted two wins in doubles action, starting with Yvette Callaghan and Natasha Mesa with a 6-2 victory over Jessica Hernandez and Ana Maria Collazos. Honuka Tsuji and Ana Ossio beat Stefanie Navaratnam and Anna Kopituk in straight sets. 

In singles, Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez won their events for Cumberland. Garijo Garrido won in straight sets as opposed to Hernandez who had to wor hard to get the three set win after dropping set one.

Tennessee Wesleyan won the remaining matches, No. 3 Natasha Mesa defeated Ksenja Dimitrovic 6-3, 6-4. At No. 4 Honuka Tsuji beat Anna Kopituk 6-3, 6-1 and Callaghan defeated Navaratnam in three sets 4-6, 6-2, 10-8 at No. 5. Alejandra Nunex won the No. 6 singles match 6-3, 6-4 over Carly Earnhardt.

 

TENNESSEE WESLEYAN 5, CUMBERLAND 2

Singles Competition

  1. Ainhoa Garijo Garrido (CUMB) def. Elsia Piquero (TWU) – 6-0, 6-0
  2. Jessica Hernandez (CUMB) def. Ana Ossio (TWU) – 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
  3. Natasha Mesa (TWU) def. Ksenja Dimitrovic (CUMB)– 6-3, 6-4
  4. Honuka Tsuji (TWU) def. Anna Kopituk (CUMB) – 6-3, 6-1
  5. Yvette Callaghan (TWU) def. Stefanie Navaratnam (CUMB)– 4-6, 6-2, 10-8
  6. Alejandra Nunez (TWU) def. Carly Earnhardt (CUMB) – 6-3, 6-4

Order of finish: 1, 4, 3, 6, 5, 2

Doubles Competition

  1. Garrido/Boa (CUMB) def. Piquero/Cabezas Marti (TWU) – 4-3
  2. Callaghan/Mesa (TWU) def. Hernandez/Collazos (CUMB) – 6-2
  3. Tsuji/Ossio (TWU) def. Navaratnam/Kopituk(CUMB) – 6-0

Order of finish: 2, 3, 1