Spartans Hold Own at UT Invitational

Spartans Hold Own at UT Invitational

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team began the 2018 season as the host of the UT Invitational, which included four teams playing round-robin singles and doubles matches. Tampa would finish with 11 singles victories and five in doubles action.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Teams: Tampa, No. 17 Florida Southern, Florida Tech, St. Petersburg College
Location: Naimoli & Young Family Tennis Complex | Tampa, Fla.
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SINGLES RESULTS:
  • Caroline Lozo registered victories over Maria Escude Paricio (FIT) and Barbara Damiani (SPC).
  • In her first competition as a Spartan, sophomore Vanina Iordanova notched a win over Paloma Vela (FIT).
  • Junior Maddie Stephens was victorious against Wirtlitch (SPC).
  • Lilley Nice was a perfect 3-0 in singles action with wins over Kayla Hergott (FIT), Delarosa (SPC) and Avery Hunter (FSC).
  • Freshman Corbin Dorsey made her Spartan debut with wins over Monica Diaz (SPC) and Gabby Hesse (FSC).
  • Danielle Beyes prevailed against Marla Mesa Montoya (SPC).
  • Amanda Baxter opened her collegiate career with a victory over Gina Dragoljic (FIT).

DOUBLES RESULTS:

  • Beyes and Lozo defeated their opponents from Florida Tech.
  • Stephens and Nice topped the duo from St. Pete College.
  • Iordanova and Dorsey also prevailed over SPC.
  • Iordanova and Beyes teamed up to defeat Florida Southern.
  • Senior Emily Hewland and Baxter also defeated FSC.

UP NEXT: The Spartans welcome State College of Florida for a meeting on Friday at 3 p.m.

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