show

Women's Tennis

SMU Defeated Stephen F. Austin, 6-1 In Spring Season Opener

Go smu! Sophomore Vaszilisza Bulgakova
Go smu!
Sophomore Vaszilisza Bulgakova
Go smu!

Jan. 25, 2014

Box Score Get Acrobat Reader

DALLAS (SMU) - Sophomore Vaszilisza Bulgakova won the No. 1 singles match over Malena Gordo,  6-1, 7-6 (7-5) as the SMU women's tennis team opened its 2014 spring season by defeating Stephen F. Austin, 6-1, at the Northwood Country Club in Dallas. With the win, Bulgakova improved to 8-3 overall this season. This was the first match of the spring season for both SMU and SFA.

"We did a good job overall," head coach Kati Gyulai said. "The first match of the season is all about getting our nerves under control and I think we did a good job with that."

In addition, freshman Dasha Sharapova beat Denise Maxl at the No. 2 singles position, 6-2, 7-5. In the No. 3 singles match, freshman Anna Kate Anderson defeated Macarena Acosta in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. With the wins, Sharapova and Anderson improved to 7-5 and 6-4, respectively.

In the No. 4 and No. 5 singles matches, sophomores Hristina Dishkova (9-6) and Yana Erkeeva (7-4) each won by scores of 6-0, 6-1 in their respective matches.

SMU swept the doubles matches as Bulgakova and Sharapova improved their record to 6-1 after defeating Gordo and Maxl, 6-2. Erkeeva and Elliott (5-1) won the other doubles match against Andrea Ternera and Acosta, 6-1.

The Mustangs are back in action on Sunday, Jan. 26 when they host Northwestern State at 12:00 p.m. at the Northwood Country Club in Dallas.

"We need to come out stronger tomorrow and with a greater sense of intensity," Gyulai continued. "Today was good start to the season but we still have much to improve upon."


 

 

Mustang Locker Room
  FACEBOOK
  INSTAGRAM
MISSION OF SMU ATHLETICS
In alignment with the educational mission of the University, we engage the community in meaningful ways and develop the resources necessary to graduate Student-Leaders and pursue championships. Above all else, we prepare Students for life.