William Carey claims 4-0 win over FNU

FNU women's tennis final graphic. (04-15-23) Match 2
FNU women’s tennis final graphic. (04-15-23) Match 2


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 15, 2023) – Florida National University’s women’s tennis team was overpowered by the No.11 ranked William Carey University Crusaders. With no doubles play, FNU lost both matches on the final day of the Southern States Athletic Conference Round-Up in Montgomery, Ala. 

In singles play, FNU’s Vera Hoekstra, Vanessa Simone, Nadia Abad and Paulina Jankun lost their singles matches to a stellar Crusader squad that recently jumped from 17 to 11 in the NAIA’s Coaches’ Poll. 

Singles Competition: 

Vera Hoekstra falls to Jordan Ortega Mendez 0-6, 0-6

Salome Sierra versus Emelie Koch DNF

Pirada Suwanruk versus Tiffany Chang DNF

Vanessa Simone falls to Nina Westkamp 2-6, 3-6

Nadia Abad falls to Malak Abarkane 1-6, 2-6

Paulina Jankun falls to Sunny Logan 0-6, 0-6


Match Notes:

FNU record: (1-13)

WCU record: (8-10)

Up Next: FNU tennis prepares for the SSAC tournament on April 27.


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