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Women's Tennis Downs Maryland, 5-2




April 19, 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Junior Jessica Wacnik, sophomore Katya Vasilyev and freshman Lexi Borr swept singles matches Nos. 1-3, freshman Emily Safron captured a victory in the No. 5 slot and visiting Boston College won two (of three) doubles matches to earn a 5-2 conference victory at Maryland at the Tennis Center at College Park on Saturday.

 

The match marked the regular-season finale for Boston College, which finished 13-8 overall and 5-6 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.  The Eagles next will travel to Cary, N.C., for ACC Championship play (Thursday, April 24 – Sunday, April 27).  Maryland hosts NC State in their final regular-season matches on Sunday.

 

Wacnik, Vasilyev, Borr and Safron each were straight-set winners for the victors.

 

Wacnik teamed with Borr to capture a victory in the No. 1 doubles position, while Vasilyev and sophomore Wan-Yi Sweeting were victorious in the No. 2 position, sealing the doubles point for the visiting Eagles.

Boston College 5, Maryland 2

Singles

Jessica Wacnik (BC) d. Alexandra Stanova (MD), 7-5, 6-1

Katya Vasilyev (BC) d. Nataliya Bredikhina (MD), 7-6(4), 7-5

Lexi Borr (BC) d. Kristina Hovseepyan (MD), 6-3, 6-0

Welma Luus (MD) d. Heini Salonen (BC), 7-6(1), 6-4

Emily Safron (BC) d. Olga Bredikhina (MD), 6-3, 6-4

Olivia Gaudreault d. Wan-Yi Sweeting (BC), 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)

Doubles

Jessica Wacnik and Lexi Borr (BC) d. Welma Luus and Nataliya Bredikhina (MD), 8-5

Katya Vasilyev and Wan-Yi Sweeting (BC) d. Olivia Gaudreault and Alexandra Stanova (MD), 8-2

Olga Gaistruk and Kristina Hovseepyan (MD) d. Emily Safron and Heini Salonen (BC), 8-3

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