Women's Tennis | 4/12/2017 12:53:00 PM
The Murray State Women's tennis team defeated the Governors of Austin Peay 4-3 on Wednesday (April 12) at Purcell Tennis Courts in Murray, Kentucky and clinched the Battle of the Border.
The Racers clinched the doubles point as Sara Bjork
and Jeanne Masson
defeated their pair of Isabela Jovanovic and Lidia Yanes Garcia 6-3. Anja Loncarevic
and Amina Hadzic
were the first duo done as they beat the Govs' Claudia Yanes Garcia and Brittney Covington 6-2. Alina Schibol
and Claire Chang
did not finish their set but were leading 5-4.
In the singles, Sara Loncarevic
defeated her opponent 6-4, 6-4. Claire Chang
rallied back after losing the first set to send her into a third. Chang ended up winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 over Helena Kuppig. Jeanne Masson
won over Isabela Jovanovic 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 to win the match against the Governors.
lost 1-6, 5-7 to Lidia Yanes Garcia. Amina Hadzic
fell 2-6, 1-6 to Claudia Yanes Garcia. Alina Schibol
lost 5-7, 6-3, 4-6 to Ana Albertson.
Murray State moves to 6-11 on the 2017 season.
The Racers will take on the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky Saturday (April 15) for the last match of the season at Purcell Courts in Murray, Kentucky.