Jan. 19, 2013
SMU vs. Nicholls St - Boxscore
SMU Season Stats
DALLAS, Texas (SMU) - SMU women's tennis opened the season with a 4-3 win against Nicholls State on Saturday. The Mustangs won all four points in singles.
"We are thrilled to have started the season with a win," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "We had a long and successful fall season and looked forward to starting the team matches. We played disciplined and showed tenacity and determination. We have a long season ahead of and we look forward to our next challenge next week. "
The singles wins were at the top four spots. Edyta Cieplucha, Aleksandra Malyarchikova and Yana Erkeeva all won in straight sets. Hristina Dishkova went three sets in her victory at No. 3 singles.
The Mustangs have a week until they host Sam Houston State on Saturday at 1 p.m.
No. 1 - Edyta Cieplucha def. Haloo - 6-3, 6-0
No. 2 - Aleksandra Malyarchikova def. Cardiff - 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 - Hristina Dishkova def. Aubert - 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
No. 4 - Yana Erkeeva def. Howie - 6-1, 6-1
No. 5 - Brock def. Holly Verner - 6-1, 0-6, 6-2
No. 1 - Haloo / Cardiff def. Aleksandra Malyarchikova / Hristina Dishkova - 8-5
No. 2 - Edyta Cieplucha / Yana Erkeeva def. Pitre / Howie - 8-5