Women’s Tennis Closes Out Spring Break Trip

Women’s Tennis Closes Out Spring Break Trip

ORLANDO – The University of the Sciences women's tennis team lost a second straight match by one point, 5-4 to Bentley on Thursday night, before closing out its spring break trip with a loss against Florida Tech on Friday.

The Devils (8-8) won 2-of-3 doubles matches against Bentley (12-6) , but dropped three three-setters in singles play.

The pairs of Karla Miletic and Abbygail Gamarnik and Danielle Paran and Elkanah Linder both continued their winning ways.

Miletic and Gamarnik's 8-4 victory at No. 1 doubles was their second straight, leaving them one win behind Paran and Linder with 12 victories on the season.

Paran and Linder have won a team-high 13 matches together after prevailing in a tiebreaker, 9-7, at the second flight.

Paran was then one of two Devils to win in singles play, moving to an even 7-7 on the year with a comfortable 6-2, 6-1 decision at the fourth flight.

Gabrielle Soriano was the other winner, sweeping her No. 6 singles opponent to improve to a perfect 4-0 on the season.

The No. 1, 2 and 3 singles matches all went to three sets, with Bentley prevailing in each. 

Miletic swept her first flight opponent in the first set, before falling 3-6, 4-6 in the final two.

Gamarnik lost one game in the first set at No. 2 singles, before dropping the final two 4-6, 1-6.

Linder dropped the first set at No. 3 singles 2-6, before taking the second by the same score. She fell in the third set 3-6.

In the 9-0 loss against Florida Tech (10-2), Miletic and Paran each won a team-high four games in singles play, at the first and fourth flight, while the pair of Soriano and Julia James won a team-high three games at No. 3 doubles.

University of the Sciences returns north to play at District of Columbia on Thursday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m.


Results (Bentley)


1. Rachel Hui (BEN) def. Karla Miletic (USCI_W) 0-6, 6-3, 6-4

2. Evann Welty (BEN) def. Abbygail Gamarnik (USCI_W) 1-6, 6-4, 6-1

3. Katie Brandow (BEN) def. Elkanah Linder (USCI_W) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

4. Danielle Paran (USCI_W) def. Jill Kamphaus (BEN) 6-2, 6-1

5. Alexia Petruzziello (BEN) def. Julia James (USCI_W) 6-1, 6-3

6. Gabrielle Soriano (USCI_W) def. Rachel Madden (BEN) 6-0, 6-0


1. Karla Miletic/Abbygail Gamarnik (USCI_W) def. Rachel Hui/Evann Welty (BEN) 8-4

2. Elkanah Linder/Danielle Paran (USCI_W) def. Tiffany Suchanek/Katie Brandow (BEN) 9-8 (9-7)

3. Corrie MacLean/Olivia von Oldenburg (BEN) def. Jillyan Serrano/Han Le (USCI_W) 8-2


Results (Florida Tech)


1. Maria Chun (FITW) def. Karla Miletic (USCI_W) 6-3, 6-1

2. Kayla Hergott (FITW) def. Abbygail Gamarnik (USCI_W) 6-1, 6-0

3. Erin Egoroff (FITW) def. Elkanah Linder (USCI_W) 6-1, 6-1

4. Lauren Stuckey (FITW) def. Danielle Paran (USCI_W) 6-2, 6-2

5. Caroline Walter (FITW) def. Julia James (USCI_W) 6-2, 6-0

6. Dina Dragoljic (FITW) def. Gabrielle Soriano (USCI_W) 6-1, 6-0


1. Erin Egoroff/Mariana Castaneiras (FITW) def. Karla Miletic/Abbygail Gamarnik (USCI_W) 8-2

2. Maria Escude Paricio/Paloma Vela (FITW) def. Elkanah Linder/Danielle Paran (USCI_W) 8-0

3. Caroline Walter/Dina Dragoljic (FITW) def. Julia James/Gabrielle Soriano (USCI_W) 8-3