SFA Falls To No. 75 Mississippi State
Feb. 14, 2014
HOUSTON, Texas – Senior Laura Servise and sophomore Valeria Terentyeva each won their singles match, but the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjack tennis team fell 5-2 to No. 75 Mississippi State in a neutral-site match in Houston.
"I am very proud of the way the girls competed today,” head coach Roberto Aspillaga said. “We pushed Mississippi State against the fence in every match and fought until the very last ball. I believe this will be the turning point of our season. We are all in the same page and from here out we will continue to move forward"
The Ladyjacks (1-3) battled with MSU (4-1) in double play but fell short as the Bulldogs to a 1-0 lead.
In singles play, Servise opened the competion with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Rosalinda Calderon. SFA then found itself on the wrong end of the next four singles outcomes, before Terentyeva knocked off Naomi Tran 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.
The Ladyjacks be back in action on Saturday, Feb. 22, when SFA heads to St. Edwards.
No. 75 Mississippi State 5, Stephen F. Austin 2
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