Tennis To Play Home Opener Friday
Feb. 27, 2014
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - After having its initial home opener cancelled due to inclement weather, the Stephen F. Austin women’s tennis team will host New Mexico State in their first match at the Schlief Tennis Complex on Friday, Feb. 28, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
The Ladyjacks (2-4) enter Friday's match looking to bounce back from a hard-fought 4-3 loss at Texas State on Feb. 23. SFA, after dropping its first two matches of the season, has split its last four matches, with wins over Tyler Junior College and St. Edward's.
Sophomore Kateryna Bugayenko has picked up singles wins in each of the team's victories this season, while sophomore Valeria Terentyeva has also been hot of late, winning each of her last four singles matches.
NMSU (4-5) come to Nacogdoches after four matches at the Aggies' home facility in Las Cruces, N.M. NMSU is coming off a 3-1 homestand, with wins over Lamar, Northern Arizona and Southern Miss.
Following Friday's match, the Ladyjacks will not be back in action until the following Friday when the head to Louisiana-Lafayette (Mar. 7).