UWA women’s tennis falls to Flagler

Published 9:10 am Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Flagler College ended the University of West Alabama women’s tennis team’s scheduled spring break slate on a sour note by defeating the Tigers, 7-2, Tuesday at the Flagler Tennis Center.

Flagler, ranked third in the Southeast Region, improved to 9-2 with its eighth straight victory. West Alabama is 16-4.

West Alabama’s wins came from Dasha Popova and Shannon McEvoy at No. 5 and 6 singles, respectively, after the outcome of the match had been settled.

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Following are complete results from Tuesday’s match:


1. Barbora Sebkova (FC) def. Natalia Cardenas (UWA) 6-3, 6-2

2. Esther Santiago (FC) def. Stanzi Stuijt (UWA) 6-4, 7-5

3. Kelly Stewart (FC) def. Sandra Florez (UWA) 6-2, 6-0

4. Hanna Goettsching (FC) def. Christina Bettag (UWA) 6-3, 7-5

5. Dasha Popova (UWA) def. Anika Cohen (FC) 8-4

6. Shannon McEvoy (UWA) def. Krista Ingrilli (FC), by default


1. Santiago/Goettsching (FC) def. Stuijt/Florez (UWA) 8-5

2. Thaisa Pereira/Sebkova (FC) def. McEvoy/Bettag (UWA) 8-5

3. Ingrilli/Stewart (FC) def. Cardenas/Popova (UWA) 8-2