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Feb. 12, 2005

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s tennis team fell to William and Mary, 6-1, Saturday afternoon at the Jesse Owens West Recreation Center in Columbus, Ohio. The Buckeyes fall to 2-3 (0-0 Big Ten) while the Tribe moved to 4-1 (0-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Sonia Ruzimovsky improved to 4-0 on the spring season with a victory at the No. 6 position.

The No. 26-ranked Tribe opened the match with a trio of 8-4 doubles victories. William and Mary duo Kate Boomershine and Candice Fuchs downed Lindsey Adams (Sr., Mercer Island, Wash./Mercer Island) and Ruzimovsky (Brooklyn, N.Y./Brooklyn Tech) at No. 1, the Tribe’s No. 10-ranked team of Megan Muth and Amy Wei topped Ohio State’s Emily DeCamilla (Sr., Sacramento, Calif./Maryland) and Meredith Vincent (Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Va. Tech) at No. 2 and Megan Moulton-Levy and Lena Sherbakov beat Caitlin O’Keefe (Fr., Troy, Mich./Troy) and Anna Volberg (Soph., Toledo, Ohio/St. Ursula) at the No. 3.

In singles, Ohio State’s Ruzimovsky earned the lone Buckeye victory by downing Lingda Yang, 6-3, 6-4, at No. 6.

In other singles action, No. 36 Muth beat DeCamilla, 6-1, 6-1, at the No. 1 position, No. 33 Moulton-Levy stopped Adams, 2-6, 6-0, 6-2, at the No. 2 spot and No. 110 Lena Sherbakov downed Kristin Messmer (So., Lutherville, Md./McDonogh), 6-2, 6-4, at the No. 4 position.

The Buckeyes return to action Sunday when they play host to Georgia Tech at noon at the Jesse Owens West Recreation Center.

Tennis Match Results William and Mary vs Ohio State Feb 12, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio

#26 William and Mary 6, #65 Ohio State 1

Singles competition: 1. #36 Megan Muth (CWM) def. DeCamilla, Emily (OSU) 6-1, 6-1 2. #33 Megan Moulton-Levy (CWM) def. Adams, Lindsey (OSU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-2 3. Candice Fuchs (CWM) def. Volberg, Anna (OSU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 4. #110 Lena Sherbakov (CWM) def. Messmer, Kristin (OSU) 6-2, 6-4 5. Amy Wei (CWM) def. O’Keefe, Caitlin (OSU) 6-4, 6-4 6. Ruzimovsky, Sonia (OSU) def. Lingda Yang (CWM) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition: 1. Kate Boomershine/Candice Fuchs (CWM) def. Adams, Lindsey/Ruzimovsky, Sonia (OSU) 8-4 2. #10 Megan Muth/Amy Wei (CWM) def. DeCamilla, Emily/Vincent, Meredith (OSU) 8-4 3. Megan Moulton-Levy/Lena Sherbakov (CWM) def. Volberg, Anna/O’Keefe, Caitlin (OSU) 8-4

Match Notes: William and Mary 4-1; National ranking #26 Ohio State 2-3; National ranking #65