Women's tennis falls at Lindsey Wilson, 5-1
Friday, April 1, 2011
Women's tennis falls at Lindsey Wilson, 5-1
Amber Johnson (above) teamed with Lindsey Gaither for a doubles victory Friday at Lindsey Wilson. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amber Johnson and Lindsey Gaither won their doubles match, but 16th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted five total victories to claim a 5-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday in Columbia, Ky. The match was stopped due to rain and will not be completed.

The Blue Raiders (6-4) opened with doubles victories at Nos. 1 and 2, with seventh-ranked Trina Slapeka and Slavika Milanovic defeating Larissa Akari Miura and Courtney Schaub, 8-3, and Laura Vergara and Rocio Cardo winning 8-0 over Tais Lacerda Bezerra and Anita Rácz. Johnson and Gaither posted an 8-3 triumph at No. 3 against Edelmira Ferri and Ashley Phillips at No. 3.

In singles 13th-ranked Slapeka defeated Akari Miura, 6-1, 6-4, at No. 1, while 44th-ranked Milanovic won 6-1, 6-3, against Schaub at No. 2 and Vergara posted a 6-2, 6-3, win at No. 3 over Rácz. The final three singles matches did not start.

Cumberland (1-8) hosts 22nd-ranked Martin Methodist on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus and will take on Campbellsville University at home Monday at 2 p.m.

#16 Lindsey Wilson 5, Cumberland Univ. 1
SINGLES
1. (13) Trina Slapeka (LWC) def. Larissa Akari Miura (CU), 6-1, 6-4
2. (44) Slavika Milanovoc (LWC) def. Courtney Schaub (CU), 6-1, 6-3
3. Laura Vergara (LWC) def. Anita Rácz (CU), 6-2, 6-3
4. Amber Johnson (CU) vs. Edelmira Ferri (LWC), DNP
5. Tais Lacerda Bezerra (CU) vs. Rocio Cardo (LWC), DNP
6. Lindsey Gaither (CU) vs. Ashley Phillips (LWC), DNP

DOUBLES
1. (7) Slapeka-Milanovic (LWC) def. Akari Miura-Schaub (CU), 8-3
2. Vergara-Cardo (LWC) def. Lacerda Bezerra-Rácz (CU), 8-0
3. Johnson-Gaither (CU) def. Ferri-Phillips (LWC), 8-3