Macarena Sedano-Acosta grabbed third place in her singles draw with win over Anna Peacock (McNeese).
Oct. 12, 2013
Natchitoches, La. - The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks finished out the second day at the NSU Lady Demons Fall Invite at Northwestern State on Saturday.
Each Ladyjack saw two double matches and finished out singles play with a match each.
In only the second collegiate tournament of her career, freshman Macarena Sedano-Acosta faced Anna Peacock of McNeese to clinch third place in her singles draw. After a tight first set of 7-5, the Ladyjack dropped her second 3-6 to Peacock. In the deciding super tiebreaker, Sedano-Acosta outplayed Peacock 10-8.
After a scheduling change, sophomore Lera Terentyeva took on Melanie Urvoy (Louisiana Tech) in the finals of their singles draw. The Ladyjack fell to Urvoy 6-3, 6-0.
Senior Laura Service dropped her singles match to Dariya Dashutina of Lamar 6-2, 6-4.
On the doubles court, Service and Pierce played a tough match against Karen Martinez and Madison Mortimore of Sam Houston, but fell 8-7 (4). Terentyeva and Sedano-Acosta were beat out Natalie Petaia and Bella Costa (Sam Houston), but rebounded with an 8-3 win against Julie Cremers and Eleanor Bradshaw (Grambling/Louisiana Lafayette).
SFA next heads south for the University of Houston Invite on Nov. 1-3. Find recaps about all the action on sfajacks.com and follow the team on Facebook and Twitter.
NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite – Agate
Oct. 12, 2013
Natchitoches, LA - Jack Fisher Tennis Complex
Day 2 Results
Dariya Dashutina (Lamar) def. Laura Service (SFA) 6-2, 6-4
Melanie Urvoy (Louisiana Tech) def. Lera Terentyeva (SFA) 6-3, 6-0
Macarena Sedano-Acosta (SFA) def. Anna Peacock (McNeese) 7-5, 3-6, 10-8
Tabitha Nankya (Grambling) def. Rachel Pierce (SFA) default, inj.
Martinez/Mortimore (SHSU) def. Service/Pierce (SFA) 8-7 (5)
Burkhartt/Clement (ULL) def. Service/Pierce (SFA) 8-4
Petaia/Costa (SHSU) def. Terentyeva/Sedano-Acosta (SFA) 8-3
Terentyeva/Sedano-Acosta (SFA) def. Cremers/Bradshaw (GSU/ULL) 8-3