DELAND, FL – The Florida Tech Panthers (2-11) suffer another loss on the season due to giving up two points unable to field a full women’s team. The
Washington College Shorewomen (5-1) swept our doubles and split in singles being awarded two free points en route to a 6-3 victory over Tech.
Washington was awarded two of their six points for free after the Panthers dressed only five players and were forced to default at No. 6 singles and No. 3
The Shorewomen won the two contested doubles matches to take a 4-0 lead in the match. Sophomore Allison Daciek (Severna Park, MD) and senior Beth Foster
(Lothian, MD) bested Nicole David (Fort Pierce, FL) and Belen Pandre (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 8-4, at No. 1, while sophomore Blake Leeser
(Irvington, NY) and freshman Kate Barston (Darien, CT) were 8-5 winners over Michaela Horvathova (Bratislavia, Slovakia) and Stephanie Monaco (Mount Sinai,
NY) at No. 2.
Tech managed to take 1, 2 and 3 singles matches. Horvathova defeated Allison Daciek in a heated battle coming back for big win 3-6, 6-1 an 10-4 in the
super set. In the No. 2 singles action Pandre shut down Kristen Hossick 6-0, 6-1 only giving up one point in the second set. David easily took down her
opponent Beth Foster 6-1, 6-2. The Panthers four and five players Kim Tucker (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) and Monoco each garnished some games from their
opponent’s with Tucker falling 6-1, 6-1 and Monaco 6-1, 6-3.
The Panthers will be back in action tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. when they host the University of Indianapolis at the Fee Avenue Courts.