LAKELAND, Fla.—The women’s tennis team was defeated by Judson University by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday morning.
The combination of Sharienne Ricardo and Angelique Myrtil continued to impress at no. 1 doubles as they collected their team-high third win in doubles play this season.
Heading into singles competition the Fire trailed the Eagles 2-1.
Myrtil also notched a win in singles play by beating Irina Iacob of Judson in straight sets 6-1, 6-2. The freshman moved to 5-5 in individual contests on the year with the victory.
However, close triumphs in the no. 1, 3, and 4 slots clinched the team win for the Eagles 5-2.
Women’s tennis will be back on the courts for the third time this week when they take on No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan at the Edgewood Tennis Center. Matches are scheduled to begin Thursday at noon.
Judson 5, Southeastern 2
Sharienne Ricardo/Angelique Myrtil (SEU) beat Sofia Garza/Ellen Binnion (JU) 8-5
Irina Iacob/Martha Banda (JU) beat Gabby Marshall/Nicole Backherms (SEU) 8-5
Lauren Saiki/Diana Paulette Romero (JU) beat Michelle Doan/Sydni Brookhouser (SEU) 8-3
Sofia Garza (JU) beat Sharienne Ricardo (SEU) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5)
Angelique Myrtil (SEU) beat Irina Iacob (JU) 6-1, 6-2
Ellen Binnion (JU) beat Gabby Marshall (SEU) 6-3, 6-3
Martha Banda (JU) beat Nicole Backherms (SEU) 4-6, 6-0, 10-7
Michelle Doan (SEU) DNF vs. Lauren Saiki (JU) 6-2, 2-1
Sydni Brookhouser (SEU) DNF vs. Diana Paulette Romero (JU) 4-3