Gamecocks face Arkansas in first round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday.
The Gamecocks head to Tuscaloosa to open up the 2005 SEC Tournament on Thursday.
April 17, 2005
Gainesville, Fla. -
The University of South Carolina women's tennis team fell, 4-0, to the seventh-ranked Florida Gators on Sunday in Gainesville. The loss dropped the Gamecocks to 13-7 on the season and 6-5 in the SEC while the Gators improved to 15-2 overall and 9-2 in SEC play. The loss for Carolina snapped their four match winning streak.
The Gators jumped out to an early 1-0 start by claming the doubles point. Florida's 12th-ranked duo of Jennifer Magley and Zerene Reyes took an 8-2 victory at one over Danielle Wiggins and Miranda Gutierrez. Boglarka Berecz and Nina Suvak clinched the doubles point for the Gators with their 8-4 win at three over Laura Ganzer and Fallon Koon. The No. 2 doubles battle was suspended since the doubles point had already been clinched. The Gators had a 7-3 lead in that match when it was suspended.
In singles, Alex Liles gave the Gators a 2-0 advantage when she posted a 6-2,6-0 win over Megan McGavock at six. Whitney Benik defeated Miranda Gutierrez at four 6-3,6-2. 56th ranked Boglarka Berecz clinched the match with a 6-1,6-4 victory against Magda Wojdylo at five. The top three singles matches were all suspended since Florida had claimed the match at 4-0.
The Gamecocks will return to action on Thursday when they face Arkansas in the 2005 SEC Women's Tennis Tournament. Carolina will be the sixth seed overall and will play at 2:00 p.m against the Razorbacks. The complete bracket and information will be released by the SEC.
1. #12 Magley/Reyes (F) d. Wiggins/Gutierrez (SC) 8-2
2. Benik/Liles (F) vs. Lucas/Wojdylo (SC) 7-3 susp.
3. Berecz/Suvak (F) d. Ganzer/Koon (SC) 8-4
Order of Finish: 1,3
1. #6 Jennifer Magley (F) vs. Danielle Wiggins (SC) 7-5 susp.
2. #12 Zerene Reyes (F) vs. #94 Christyn Lucas (SC) 6-1,1-2 susp.
3. #109 Nina Suvak (F) vs. #110 Laura Ganzer (SC) 6-3,4-2 susp.
4. Whitney Benik (F) d. Miranda Gutierrez (SC) 6-3,6-2
5. #56 Boglarka Berecz (F) d. Magda Wojdylo (SC) 6-1,6-4
6. Alex Liles (F) d. Megan McGavock (SC) 6-2,6-0
Order of Finish: 6,4,5