Jan. 23, 2016
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic women's tennis traveled to Chilly Macon, GA Saturday to face Mercer coming away with a 4-2 loss. With temperatures in the high 30's FAU was able to win at the No. 5 and 6 singles positions, but could not overcome the Bears.
FAU juniors Heather Walton and Bianca Biglione both secured their second wins of the season. Walton defeated Roxy Bartz 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 at the No. 5 position, and Biglione defeated Haley Powell 7-5, 6-1 at the No. 6 position to score the Owls only two points of the match.
FAU continues it's road trip with a stop at Savannah State on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Florida Atlantic vs Mercer (1/23/16)
Mercer 4, Florida Atlantic 2
1/23/16 at Macon, Ga.
- Katia Stravroulaki (MER) def. Lyndsey Boos (FAU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
- Xandra Fougner (MER) vs. Ana Gutierrez (FAU) 5-7, 7-5, 6-5, unfinished
- Grace Korta (MER) def. Marisa Ruiz (FAU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
- Katie Sidor (MER) def. Jazz Whittaker (FAU) 6-3, 6-4
- Heather Walton (FAU) def. Roxy Bartz (MER) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5
- Bianca Biglione (FAU) def. Haley Powell (MER) 7-5, 6-1
- Katia Stravroulaki/Grace Korta (MER) def. Lyndsey Boos/Marisa Ruiz (FAU) 6-1
- Haley Powell/Xandra Fougner (MER) vs. Cassie Pough/Ana Gutierrez (FAU) 5-1, unfinished
- Roxy Bartz/Katie Sidor (MER) def. Heather Walton/Jazz Whittaker (FAU) 6-3
Florida Atlantic 1-1
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (4,6,1,5,3)