@Herd_Tennis Finishes Fall Season
Daniela Dankanych and Brooke Lashway each posted a pair of singles wins for the Herd
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Marshall women's tennis team completed its final tournament of the fall season Sunday. The Herd won eight matches at the CofC Classic.
Daniela Dankanych and Brooke Lashway led the Herd in singles play. Dankanych and Lashway each posted a 2-1 singles record on the weekend. Stephanie Smith and Marija Bogicevic also picked up singles wins for the Herd. Anna Smith and Dankanych and Stephanie Smith and Lashway earned doubles wins for the Herd.
Lashway defeated Turner Yates of College of Charleston in three sets Friday and Hollie Horsfall of Samford in straight sets Sunday. She dropped a three-set match against Winthrop's Aida Kelic Saturday. Dankanych's singles wins came on the final two days, defeating Winthrop's Tayla Van Eck in straight sets Saturday and Samford's Ellie Gerlach in three sets Sunday.
Stephanie Smith won her opening day singles match against College of Charleston's Helena Nyikos in straight sets. Smith fell against Winthrop's Alisa Soloveva in three sets in her only other singles match of the tournament. Bogicevic split her two matches, defeating Samford's Elsa Pool in straight sets Sunday and falling to Winthrop's Ellie Burns in three sets Saturday.
Anna Smith fell in both of her matches at No. 2, though Smith managed to take her match against Winthrop's Megan Kauffman to three sets. Smith also dropped a close decision to College of Charleston's Christi Woodson. Smith played at No. 1 on the last day and fell to Roos Van der Zwaan in straight sets. Ana Marhuenda dropped all three of her matches in straight sets.
The Herd's two doubles wins came on the second day of play against College of Charleston. Stephanie Smith and Bogicevic defeated Woodson and McNeely, 6-4, and the pair of Anna Smith and Dankanych defeated Nyikos and Anastasia Palaska, 6-4.
FRIDAY'S RESULTS (DAY ONE)
Stephanie Smith (MU) def. Helena Nyikos (CofC); 7-6, 6-1
Christi Woodson (CofC) def. Anna Smith (MU); 7-5, 6-4
Rachel McNeely (CofC) def. Daniela Dankanych (MU); 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Brooke Lashway (MU) def. Turner Yates (CofC); 1-6, 6-1, 6-0.
Laura Arciniegas (CofC) def. Ana Marhuenda (MU); 6-0, 6-2
Van der Zwaan/Gerlach (Samford) def. S. Smith/Lashway (MU); 6-4
Horsfall/Pool (Samford) def. A. Smith/Bogicevic (MU); 6-2
Beltrame/Jennings (Samford) def. Dankanych/Marhuenda (MU); 6-2
SATURDAY'S RESULTS (DAY TWO)
Alisa Soloveva (Winthrop) def. Stephanie Smith (MU); 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Megan Kauffman (Winthrop) def. Anna Smith (MU); 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Daniela Dankanych (MU) def. Tayla Van Eck (Winthrop); 6-4, 6-3
Aida Kelic (Winthrop) def. Brooke Lashway (MU); 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
Ellie Burns (Winthrop) def. Marija Bogicevic (MU); 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
Alya Mourad (Winthrop) def. Ana Marhuenda (MU); 6-1, 6-0
S. Smith/Bogicevic (MU) def. Woodson/McNeely (CofC); 6-4
A. Smith/Dankanych (MU) def. Nyikos/Palaska (CofC); 6-4
Yates/Arciniegas (CofC) def. Lashway/Marhuenda (MU); 6-4
SUNDAY'S RESULTS (DAY THREE)
Roos Van der Zwaan (Samford) def. Anna Smith (MU); 7-6, 6-0
Daniela Dankanych (MU) def. Ellie Gerlach (Samford); 1-6, 6-0, 6-2
Brooke Lashway (MU) def. Hollie Horsfall (Samford); 6-3, 6-3
Marija Bogicevic (MU) def. Elsa Pool (Samford); 6-3, 6-4
Arianna Beltrame (Samford) def. Ana Marhuenda (MU); 6-0, 6-2
Kauffman/Soloveva (Winthrop) def. S. Smith/Bogicevic (MU); 6-4
Van Eck/Burns (Winthrop) def. A. Smith/Dankanych (MU); 7-6 (4)
Kelic/Mourad (Winthrop) def. Lashway/Marhuenda (MU); 6-1
The CofC Classic was the last event of the fall season for the Herd. Marshall begins its spring dual match season Jan. 27 at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend Gainesville regional.