MAVS WIN 6-1 IN CONFERENCE OPENER

Daniela Novakova scored both single and doubles points in UTA's conference opener over Texas State.
 
Daniela Novakova scored both single and doubles points in UTA's conference opener over Texas State.
 

Feb. 18, 2007

Results

ARLINGTON, Texas - UT Arlington women's tennis won its third straight match 6-1 over Texas State on Sunday. It was the first conference match for both team, moving the Mavs record to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in SLC action. Texas State moves to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in SLC action.

First the Mavs captured the doubles point winning all three matches. The No. 3 doubles between UTA's Marissa Brown and Sofya Lifanova and Texas State's Ashley Ellis and Mackenzie Farmer went to a tie breaker with the Mavs coming out on top.

The Bobcats lone point came from Sumarie Muller in the No. 5 singles slot (1-6, 4-3 DNF) against UTA's Brown. No. 1 single Monika Peciulionyte struggled late in the second set, but pulled out the win 6-4, 7-5 over Ellis for the Mavs sixth point.

Daniela Novakova picked-up the Mavs first single's point of the day 6-2, 6-1 over Andrea Giraldo in the No. 2 slot.Sara Pesic at the No. 6 slot won 6-1, 6-1 over TXST's Natalie McLeod, while Mavs Simri van Rooyen and Lifonova both won their matches 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 3 and No. 4 slots respectively.

UTA will return to action when it takes on TCU in Fort Worth. The match is scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m.

 

 

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