SFA Falls On Senior Day
April 19, 2014
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin women's tennis team fell 5-2 to Lamar on Saturday at the Schlief Tennis Complex to close the regular season for both teams.
SFA (11-10, 7-5 SLC) was only able to manage two victories in singles play, as junior Malena Gordo and sophomore Valeria Terentyeva picked up wins, in the loss to the Cardinals (8-13, 5-7 SLC). Gordo defeated LU's Dariya Dashutina 6-4, 7-5 in No. 1 singles and Terentyeva downed Alicia Porte 6-3, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.
The Cardinals picked up the doubles point, with 8-4 and 8-2 victories in No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. The momentum carried into singles play, as they took No. 2, No. 5 and No. 6 singles in two sets, also picking up a 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 1-0 (10-3) edging in No. 4 singles.
SFA will now await the final results of the remaining league matches to see what seed it will carry into the 2014 Southland Conference Tournament. The SLC Tournament will be held April 25-27 at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center on the campus of Texas A&M - Corpus Christi.
Lamar 5, Stephen F. Austin 2