Bulldogs win at UNA, 5-2
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches and Natasha Yakimovich, Bea Mompó-Rebaque and Kerinn Meisenbach all picked up singles wins in a 5-2 victory over North Alabama Wednesday in Florence, Ala.
 
The Bulldogs (4-3) play four more times before the end of the week, heading south to play West Florida, Faulkner State Community College, Southern Miss and Florida Community College.
 
Yakimovich and Mompó-Rebaque defeated Yuliya Zelenskaya and Victoria Rees, 8-5, at No. 1 doubles, but UNA’s Lenka Hola and Mallory Waites won 9-8 (2) at No. 2 against Emily Jacobs and Kerinn Meisenbach. CU’s Amber Johnson and Courtney Schaub posted an 8-2 victory over Arrie Moore and Ashley Alfonso at No. 3.
 
In singles, 14th-ranked Yakimovich stayed undefeated with a 6-0, 6-1, victory over Zelenskaya at No. 1 and Mompó-Rebaque won 6-4, 6-2, at No. 2 against Rees. Meisenbach posted a 6-0, 6-0, triumph against Moore at No. 5.
 
UNA’s Waites defeated Jacobs, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 3, while the Bulldogs led in the final two matches, which were both stopped. Schaub was ahead 6-3, 3-0, at No. 4 against Hola and Danielle Madson led 6-1, 1-6, 3-2, at No. 6 against Alfonso.
 
Cumberland 5, North Alabama 2
SINGLES
1. (14) Natasha Yakimovich (CU) def. Yuliya Zelenskaya (UNA), 6-0, 6-1
2. Bea Mompó-Rebaque (CU) def. Victoria Rees (UNA), 6-4, 6-2
3. Mallory Waites (UNA) def. Emily Jacobs (CU), 6-2, 6-1
4. Courtney Schaub (CU) led Lenka Hola (UNA), 6-3, 3-0, DNF
5. Kerinn Meisenbach (CU) def. Arrie Moore (UNA), 6-0, 6-0
6. Danielle Madson (CU) led Ashley Alfonso (UNA), 6-1, 1-6, 3-2, DNF
 
DOUBLES
1. Yakimovich-Mompó-Rebaque (CU) def. Zelenskaya-Rees (UNA), 8-5
2. Hola-Waites (UNA) def. Jacobs-Meisenbach (CU), 9-8 (2)
3. Amber Johnson-Schaub (CU) def. Moore-Alfonso (UNA), 8-2