SEATTLE, Wash. – Vanderbilt women’s tennis fell short to No. 5 Georgia in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship.
Collecting a strong start, the Commodores earned the doubles point over the Bulldogs with victories on courts 1 and 2.
Seniors Fernanda Contreras and Emily Smith defeated Georgia duo, Carle/Wolff, 7-5 followed by junior Christina Rosca and freshman Georgia Drummy winning on court 2 over Bulldog pair, Christofi/Coppoc, 6-4.
With a 1-0 lead heading into singles, No. 12 Rosca secured the upset over No. 10 Marta Gonzalez defeating the Bulldog in a straight set victory, 6-2, 7-6 (5) extending the Commodores lead to 2-0.
Sophomore Amanda Meyer debuted in her second match of the 2019 season competing on court 4 against UGA’s Vivian Wolff. Splitting sets, Meyer quickly earned the lead in the third set, ultimately winning the match over Wolff, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.
Third-ranked Fernanda Contreras battled against second-ranked Katarina Jokic dominating in the first set, 6-4. Falling short in the final sets, Contreras dropped the match, 6-1, 6-2.
Following Contreras’s loss on court 1, Smith came short to UGA’s Elena Christofi in a hard fought three set match, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.
With the score tied at 3 all, No. 42 Drummy battled against Lourdes Carle on court 3. Drummy fell in the first set, 7-6 (8), bouncing back in the second, 6-4.
Deciding the match in the third set, Carle earned the victory over Drummy, 6-2, clinching the match for the Bulldogs.
The Commodores are back in action Feb. 22 in Berkeley, Calif. Competing against California.
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