Red Storm Falls To Boston University In Spring Season Opener

Senior Terri Thomas and the Red Storm will look to get their first win of the season against Fairfield on Jan. 26.

Jan. 20, 2013

BOSTON, Mass. – St. John’s dropped its first dual match of the season on Sunday against America East foe Boston University, 6-1, at the Track & Tennis Center in Boston.

Freshman Amber Washington produced the Red Storm’s point in the No. 3 singles slot when she defeated Leonie-Charlotte Athanasiadis in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5.

In the No. 1 singles slot, senior Nevena Selakovic claimed the first set before losing the next two to the Terriers’ Lauren Davis. Junior Diamond Adams played a tough match at the No. 4 singles position where she fell to Jessi Linero, 7-6, 1-6, 6-0. Selakovic and Adams were leading their doubles match against Linero and Athanasiadis 5-4 before play was stopped.

St. John’s continues its five-match road trip on Saturday, Jan. 26, when the Red Storm take on Fairfield at 7:00 p.m.

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Boston University 6, St. John's 1

Singles competition

1. Lauren Davis (BOSTONU) def. Nevena Selakovic (STJ) 2-6, 7-5, 6-0

2. Sami Lieb (BOSTONU) def. Khrystyna Pavlyuk (STJ) 6-0, 6-0

3. Amber Washington (STJ) def. L. Athanasiadis (BOSTONU) 6-4, 7-5

4. Jessi Linero (BOSTONU) def. Diamond Adams (STJ) 7-6, 1-6, 6-0

5. Kim McCallum (BOSTONU) def. Ksenia Mikhaylova (STJ) 6-4, 6-1

6. Madison Craft (BOSTONU) def. Terri Thomas (STJ) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. L. Athanasiadis/Jessi Linero (BOSTONU) vs. Nevena Selakovic/Diamond Adams (STJ) 4-5, unfinished

2. Madison Craft/Lauren Davis (BOSTONU) def. Khrystyna Pavlyuk/Amber Washington (STJ) 8-3

3. Sami Lieb/Kim McCallum (BOSTONU) def. Ksenia Mikhaylova/Terri Thomas (STJ) 8-1


Match Notes:

St. John's 0-1

Boston University 1-0




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