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Women's Tennis Falls to No. 20 Miami, 6-1

Feb. 28, 2014

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Boston College women’s tennis team dropped to the 20th-ranked Miami Hurricanes, 6-1, on Friday afternoon in Coral Gables, Fla.

Freshman Emily Safron held on to win her singles match at the No. 6 spot. The New York, N.Y., product defeated Miami’s Brittany Dubins 6-3, 6-1.

The Hurricanes stole victories from the No. 2 doubles and the No. 3 doubles teams, signaling the doubles point in the favor of Miami (9-2, 3-0 ACC).

Next up, the Eagles (7-3, 0-2 ACC) travel to Tallahassee, Fla., for a Sunday tilt against Florida State. The match is set to begin at noon.

1. #71 Stephanie Wagner (UM) def. Jessica Wacnik (BC) 7-6, 6-1
2. #40 Kelsey Laurente (UM) def. Lexi Borr (BC) 6-0, 6-1
3. Clementina Riobueno (UM) def. #91 Katya Vasilyev (BC) 6-3, 6-4
4. Monique Albuquerque (UM) def. Jennifer Ren (BC) 6-0, retired
5. Melissa Bolivar (UM) def. Heini Salonen (BC) 6-4, 6-0
6. Emily Safron (BC) def. Brittany Dubins (UM) 6-3, 6-1

1. Jessica Wacnik/Lexi Borr (BC) vs. #48 Melissa Bolivar/Kelsey Laurente (UM) no result
2. #24 Clementina Riobueno/Monique Albuquerque (UM) def. Wan-Yi Sweeting/Heini Salonen (BC) 8-1
3. Stephanie Wagner/Brittany Dubins (UM) def. Emily Safron/Katya Vasilyev (BC) 8-2



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