WT: UTA advances to Southland Conference Championship

Christine Foote and Verena Scott defeated their Sam Houston State opponent in doubles play
 
Christine Foote and Verena Scott defeated their Sam Houston State opponent in doubles play
 

April 27, 2012

Final Stats

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The UT Arlington women’s tennis team advances to the Southland Conference Championship after defeating Sam Houston State at Schlief Tennis Complex 4-0.

"It was a really tough match," UT Arlington head coach Diego Benitez said. "Sam Houston is a fiesty team, but we played awesome tennis for the second day in a row.

"We just need to continue the momentum and be ready for another great match tomorrow."

Southland Conference women’s tennis Player of the Year Maria Martinez-Romero and partner Nikola Matovicova started the day with a 8-4 victory over the Bearkats’ Tatyana Postnikova and Nadia Dubyanskaya. No. 3 doubles Verena Scott and Christine Foote also defeated their Sam Houston State opponent 8-5.

UT Arlington went into singles up 1-0 and the women continued their success. Martinez-Romero defeated Imke Jagau in a quick 6-1, 6-2 match. Freshman Verena Scoot also completed singles play with a victory after beating Sheridan Currie 6-3, 6-2.

The second-team all-conference senior Natalia Mayuk took down Natalie Petaia after winning both her sets 6-3, 6-1.

The Mavericks will compete in the 2012 Southland Conference Women’s Tennis Championship Saturday in Nacogdoches at 2 p.m.


 

 

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