March 7, 2006

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - The Texas-Arlington women's tennis team opened Southland Conference play with a 4-3 victory over Sam Houston State, Tuesday afternoon.

Texas-Arlington (0-5) opened the day by taking two of the three doubles matches, to take the doubles point. Juniors Simri van Rooyen and Monika Peciulionyte defeated Emma McDougall and Peta Taylor, 8-3. Senior Anete Rozkalne and junior Marissa Brown bested Brooke Mills and Kim Janek, 8-4, to clinch the doubles point.

In singles play #53 Klara Jagosova took down Irina Sotnikova, 6-1, 6-4, at the number one singles position. Peciulionyte defeated McDougall, 7-5, 6-4, at the number four singles position and Rozkalne clinched the match for the Lady Mavericks beating Taylor, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, at the number five singles position.

The Lady Mavericks will be back in action Saturday, when they travel to take on SLC-foe Southeastern Louisiana. First-serve is set for 10 a.m.

Tennis Match Results Texas-Arlington vs Sam Houston State Mar 07, 2006 at Huntsville, Texas

Texas-Arlington 4, Sam Houston State 3

Singles competition 1. #53 Klara Jagosova (UTAW) def. Irina Sotnikova (SHSUW) 6-1, 6-4 2. Lata Assudani (SHSUW) def. Daniela Novakova (UTAW) 6-0, 6-3 3. Brooke Mills (SHSUW) def. Simri van Rooyen (UTAW) 6-2, 6-2 4. Monika Peciulionyte (UTAW) def. Emma McDougall (SHSUW) 7-5, 6-4 5. Anete Rozkalne (UTAW) def. Peta Taylor (SHSUW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 6. Cristina Flores (SHSUW) def. Sara Pesic (UTAW) 6-1, 6-4



Doubles competition 1. Irina Sotnikova/Lata Assudani (SHSUW) def. Klara Jagosova/Daniela Novakova (UTAW) 8-5 2. Monika Peciulionyte/Simri van Rooyen (UTAW) def. Emma McDougall/Peta Taylor (SHSUW) 8-3 3. Marissa Brown/Anete Rozkalne (UTAW) def. Brooke Mills/Kim Janek (SHSUW) 8-4

Match Notes: Texas-Arlington 1-6, 1-0 SLC Sam Houston State 4-4, 1-1 SLC T-4:15 A-25


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