Wolfpack Falls to Rams at Home, 6-1
April 2, 2002
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State women's tennis squad fell at home to the ninth-ranked Virginia Commonwealth Rams Tuesday afternoon in Raleigh on the courts of the Wolfpack Tennis Complex. The loss drops the Pack to 7-10, while VCU advances to 12-1. NC State Sophomore Jennifer Jassawalla tabbed the only point for the Wolfpack by defeating VCU's Cristina Gago.
Jassawalla took the first set of the No. 4 match, but Gago fought back in the second to force a third. Jassawalla rallied to down Gago in a 10-point tiebreaker, finishing with a line of 6-4, 4-6, 10-2. Jassawalla leads the Wolfpack with a team high nine wins on the season, three of which have come recently since being moved up to the four spot in the singles lineup.
Junior Loni Worsley put up a great effort versus Jana Carollo in the No. 6 match. Worsley kept the first set close, and won the second. Carollo finished strong in the tiebreaker to down Worsley 7-5, 4-6, 10-1.
NC State will battle the Pirates tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in Greenville, N.C. East Carolina University garnishes a record of 8-7.
Virginia Commonwealth 6, NC State 1
1 - Martina Nedelkova (VCU) def. Katrina Gildemeister (NCSU), 6-1, 6-4
2 - Andrea Ondrisova (VCU) def. Myrna Bawono (NCSU), 7-5, 6-2
3 - Silvia Urickova (VCU) def. Kristen Nicholls (NCSU), 6-1, 6-2
4 - Jennifer Jassawalla (NCSU) def. Cristina Gago (VCU), 6-4, 4-6, 10-2
5 - Barbora Zahnova (VCU) def. Danielle Staddelmann (NCSU), 6-0, 6-0
6 - Jana Corollo (VCU) def. Loni Worsley (NCSU), 7-5, 4-6, 10-1
1 - Nedelkova/Ondrisova (VCU) def. Gildemeister/Nicholls (NCSU), 8-3
2 - Urickova/Zahnova (VCU) def. Jassawalla/Bawono (NCSU), 8-3
3 - Gago/Corollo (VCU) def. Worsley/Staddelmann (NCSU), 8-3