TEXAS-ARLINGTON DROPS CLOSE ONE TO #70 HOUSTON, 4-3
March 6, 2006
HOUSTON, Texas - The Texas-Arlington women's tennis team dropped its sixth straight match to open the season as they fell to #70 Houston, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Hoff Courts.
Texas-Arlington (0-6) dropped the doubles point to begin the match, losing all three doubles matches.
The Lady Mavericks fought back, winning three singles matches, but Houston (8-2) won three singles matches as well to take the match, 4-3.
Freshman Klara Jagosova defeated Brianna Bateup, 6-1, 6-0, at the No. 1 singles position, while junior Daniela Novakova dropped the first set to Loli Gomez, but rallied to defeat her, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, at the No. 2 singles position. Junior Monika Peciulionyte picked up the other Lady Maverick victory, defeating Sonja Nikolic, 6-4, 6-4, at the No. 4 singles position.
The Lady Mavericks will be back in action Tuesday as they open conference-play at Sam Houston State. First-serve is set for 2 p.m.
Tennis Match Results Texas-Arlington vs Houston Mar 05, 2006 at Houston, Texas
#70 Houston 4, Texas-Arlington 3
Singles competition 1. #63 Klara Jagosova (UTAW) def. Brianna Bateup (UHW) 6-1, 6-0 2. Daniela Novakova (UTAW) def. Loli Gomez (UHW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 3. Kami Miller (UHW) def. Simri van Rooyen (UTAW) 6-2, 6-3 4. Monika Peciulionyte (UTAW) def. Sonja Nikolic (UHW) 6-4, 6-4 5. Vicky Simpson (UHW) def. Anete Rozkalne (UTAW) 6-4, 6-1 6. Yolandi Terblanche (UHW) def. Sara Pesic (UTAW) 6-2, 6-1
1. Loli Gomez/Brianna Bateup (UHW) def. Klara Jagosova/Daniela Novakova (UTAW) 8-5
2. Sonja Nikolic/Yolandi Terblanche (UHW) def. Simri van Rooyen/Monika Peciulionyte (UTAW) 8-5
3. Kami Miller/Vicky Simpson (UHW) def. Marissa Brown/Anete Rozkalne (UTAW) 8-3
Match Notes: Texas-Arlington 0-6 Houston 8-2; National ranking #70 T-3:35 A-75