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Baylor Women's Tennis Falls to Florida State

Sophomore Daria Potapova was one of three singles winners for Baylor.

Sophomore Daria Potapova was one of three singles winners for Baylor.

March 1, 2003

WACO, Texas - Baylor's women's tennis team lost a tough match 4-3 against No. 58 Florida State on Saturday at the Baylor Tennis Center. The Bears got off to a rough start losing the doubles point, but rallied with wins at the No. 2, 4, and 5 spots by Anna Moncolova, Daria Potapova and Izabela Mijic.

In doubles competition Florida State (FSU) made a clean sweep of Baylor. In the No. 2 spot FSU's Michaela Moldovano and Beth Lawrence defeated Barbora Blahutiakova and Alison Bradley 8-6. In the No. 3 spot it was the same outcome, Christina Denny and Brooke Cordell of FSU beat Stephanie Balzert and Daria Potapova 8-6. Finally, in the No. 1 spot the duo of FSU's Amberly Tantee and Daniela Gheorghe defeated Vida Mulec and Anna Moncolova 8-5.

In singles play, Izabela Mijic rebounded from her loss on Friday to defeat Amberly Tantee 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 5 spot. At the No. 2 position Anna Moncolova quickly beat Daniela Gheorghe 6-3, 6-2. Vida Mulec lost at No. 1, 6-1, 6-2 to Mihaela Moldovan. In the No. 4 spot Stephanie Balzert was defeated by Christina Denny 6-2, 7-5. In the No. 6 position Barbora Blahutiakova was defeated by Alina Mihailescu 6-4, 6-4, and at No. 4 singles, Daria Potapova hung on to beat Brooke Cordell 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.



The Bears' next match is on Thurs., March 6 at 6 p.m. against Texas at he Baylor Tennis Center in Waco. Live stats and updates of the match can be found at

#43 Baylor 3 (3-6) overall
#58 FSU 4 (6-1) overall

Order of finish: 2, 3, 1
1. Tantee/Gheorghe (FSU) def. Mulec/Moncolova (BU) 8-5
2. Moldovan/Lawrence (FSU) def.Blahutiakova/Alison Bradley (BU) 8-6
3. Denny/Cordell (FSU) def. Balzert/Potapova (BU) 8-6

Order of finish: 5,2,1,4,6,4
1. Mihaela Moldovan (FSU) def, Vida Mulec (BU) 6-1, 2-6
2. Anna Moncolova (BU) def. Daniela Gheorghe (FSU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Christina Denny (FSU) def. Stephanie Balzert (BU) 2-6, 5-7
4. Daria Potapova (BU) def. Brooke Cordell (FSU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
5. Izabela Mijic (BU) def. Amberly Tantee (FSU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Alina Mihailescu (FSU) def. Barbora Blahutiakova (BU) 6-4, 6-4

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