MELBOURNE, Fla.-The Florida Tech Panthers (2-11) unable to overcome the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (7-7) 5-4. Top three player’s sophomore
Michaela Horvathova (Bratislava, Slovakia) and senior Belen Pandre (Buenos Aires, Argentina) each one both of their singles matches an their doubles for
the 1-2 sweep for Tech. The final point came from freshman Nicole David (Fort Pierce, Fla.) in #3 singles action.
Horvathova played a tough three set match in the #1 singles action overcoming opponent Sachi Janek (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 6-2, 2-6 and 10-1 in the tiebreaker.
Pandre easily downed Ashley Coulson (San Diego, Cal.) despite a chronic shoulder injury 6-0, 6-2. David also defeated Hanna Hager (Wapakoneta, Ohio) 6-3,
6-2 giving up five points in the individual match.
#1 tandem Horvathova and Pandre finished out Tech’s win pulling off an 8-4 victory defeating Couslon and Jessica Vervynckt (Plymouth, Ind.).
The Panthers will be back in action on Tuesday, March 14th facing Washington College in Deland, Florida beginning at 1:00 p.m.