Women's Tennis Victorious Over NC State, 4-3

April 12, 2003

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - In the first match of its final homestand of the year, the University of Maryland women's tennis team (9-10, 1-5 ACC) notched a victory over ACC foe NC State Saturday in College Park. With the 4-3 victory, the Terps snap an eight game losing streak and earn their first conference win of the season.

In doubles play, the No. 1 team of freshman Ramona But (Timisoara, Romania) and senior Marta Jedrzejak (Sieradz, Poland) defeated NC State's Loni Warsley and Kristin Lam, 8-2. The Terps went on to win the doubles point after a win by the team of Jennifer Dent (Safety Harbor, Fla.) and Andreea Fusea (Bucharest, Romania). The duo defeated NC State's Carmen Torres and Virginia Romero, 8-6.

In singles action, But, Jedrzejak and junior Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) all posted wins for Maryland. But won her third straight singles match, dominating at the No. 1 position. She defeated NC State's Virginia Romero, 6-0, 6-0. Marker and Jedrzejak also both won in straight sets, clinching the victory for the Terps. Marker beat NC State's Kristin Lam, 6-4, 6-2, and Jedrzejak beat Danielle Stadelmann, 6-1, 6-2.

Maryland returns to the court Sunday, April 13, in their final home match of the year. They will take on Wake Forest at the Tennis Center at College Park in a match scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

Maryland 4, NC State 3
No. 1 Ramona But (UM) def. Virginia Romero (NCSU), 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 Emily Marker (UM) def. Kristin Lam (NCSU), 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 Marta Jedrzejak (UM) def. Danielle Stadelmann (NCSU), 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 Loni Warsley (NCSU) def. Jennifer Dent (UM), 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 Myrna Bawano (NCSU) def. Chloe Chavardes (UM), 6-4, 7-5
No. 6 Jennifer Jassawalla (NCSU) def. Andreea Fusea (UM), 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 10-4

No. 1 But/Jedrzejak (UM) def. Warsley/Lam (NCSU), 8-2
No. 2 Jassawalla/Bawano (NCSU) def. Marker/Chavardes (UM), 9-7
No. 3 Dent/Fusea (UM) def. Torres/Romero (NCSU), 8-6