Bulls Cruise Past Wake Forest at Home
By TOM ZEBOLD
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA - The Bulls snapped a two-match losing streak by cruising past Wake Forest, 7-0, Sunday afternoon at the USF Varsity Courts.
Katie Vasenina and Loreto Alonso-Martinez got things rolling in doubles play by posting an 8-1 victory over Kathryn Talbert and Kasey Gardiner. Fanny Fracassi and Paula Montoya clinched the match's first point with an 8-2 win over Karen Forman and Brigita Bercyte.
Alessandra Bonte gave USF its second point with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Catherine Roach. Fracassi and Vasenina won in straight sets to keep things rolling and USF toughed out the rest of its matches to make it a rout.
Danielle Mills held off Gardiner, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) and Alonso-Martinez got past Xue Zhang, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). Montoya showed her toughness in the longest match of the day when she outlasted Andrea Retolaza Andrade, 6-2, 6-7, (10-5).
The Bulls' home stand continues 11 a.m. Thursday against Miami (Ohio). Admission is free at the USF Varsity Courts.
USF 7, Wake Forest 0
Rizzolo/Mills (USF) vs. Talbert/Gardiner (WF), DNF 5-4
Vasenina /Alonso-Martinez (USF) def. Zhang/Retolaza Andrade, 8-1
Fracassi/Montoya (USF) def. Forman/Bercyte (WF), 8-2
Katie Vasenina (USF) def. Kathryn Talbert (WF), 6-2, 7-5
Danielle Mills (USF) def. Kasey Gardiner (WF), 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
Loreto Alonso-Martinez (USF) def. Xue Zhang, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
Fanny Fracassi (USF) def. Karen Forman (WF), 6-1, 6-4
Paula Montoya (USF) def. Andrea Retolaza Andrade (WF), 6-2, 6-7, (10-5)
Alessandra Bonte (USF) def. Brigita Bercyte (WF), 6-0, 6-2