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Lady Bisons swept by Stetson

Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Lady Bisons kicked off their spring break in Florida on a sour note with a 7-0 loss to Stetson on Thursday. With the loss, the Lady Bisons’ Atlantic Sun record dropped to 1-3.

Senior Kara Jackson and freshman Alyssa Bellini were defeated at the No. 1 doubles spot by Carolina de los Santos and Unnati Purushotham 8-2.

At the No. 2 spot, juniors Elizabeth Keevil and Danielle Hansen fell to MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell and Sierra Sullivan 8-2.

Finally, senior Julianne McMeen and sophomore Carlina Jow lost at No. 3 to Lindsey Cable and Shannon Gunning 8-3.

Already down 1-0 after losing the doubles point, the Lady Bisons found no better luck in singles, going on to lose all six matches.

Keevil was defeated by this weeks’ A-Sun Player of the Week, de los Santos, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1, while Jackson fell to Purushotham 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2.

At No. 3 singles, Bellini fell Gunning 6-3, 6-0, and Hasen was defeated by Stauffer-MacDowell 6-4, 6-2 at No. 4.

Jow fell at No. 5 6-2, 6-2 to Sullivan, and at No. 6, McMeen was defeated by Aguirre 6-0, 6-0.

The Lady Bisons will remain in Florida and travel to Ft. Myers to face Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m.

Results:

Doubles:

1. de los Santos/ Purushotham (STET) def. Bellini/ Jackson (LU) 8-2

2. Stauffer-MacDowell/ Sullivan (STET) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-2

3. Lindsey Cable/ Gunning (STET) def. Jow/ McMeen (LU) 8-3

Singles:

1. Carolina de los Santos (STET) def. Elizabeth Keevil (LU) 6-0, 6-0

2. Unnati Purushotham (STET) def. Jackson (LU)6-1, 6-2

3. Shannon Gunning (STET) def. Alyssa Bellini (LU) 6-3, 6-0

4. MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell (STET) def. Danielle Hansen (LU) 6-4, 6-2

5. Sierra Sullivan (STET) def. Carlina Jow (LU) 6-2, 6-2

6. Susana Aguirre (STET) def. Julianne McMeen (LU) 6-0, 6-0