Feb. 16, 2013
DALLAS (SMU) --- The SMU women's tennis team won the doubles point and the top five singles matches en route to a 6-1 win against Air Force (4-2) on Sunday. No. 93 Edyta Cieplucha and No. 118 Aleksandra Malyarchikova win in straight sets as the Mustangs improved to 3-3 on the season.
"Our targets and execution was very good in doubles today," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "Air Force plays with a lot of energy and we matched that. We are looking to make a few adjustments in singles as we get deeper in the season."
In singles, SMU started with two impressive wins. No. 93 Cieplucha won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in her first match after moving into the top-125. At the second singles position, No. 118 Malyarchikova swept easily in a 6-1, 6-1 decision. SMU also won points with Bulgakova at No.3, Dishkova at No. 4 and Yana Erkeeva at No. 5.
The Mustangs visit Sam Houston State on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Tennis Match Results
Air Force vs SMU
Feb 16, 2013 at Dallas, Texas
SMU 6, Air Force 1
1. #93 Edyta Cieplucha (SMU) def. Christine Molina (AFA) 6-1, 6-1
2. #118 Aleksandra Malyarchikova (SMU) def. Hannah Dake (AFA) 6-0, 6-0
3. Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) def. Tiffany Tran (AFA) 6-1, 5-7, 11-9
4. Hristina Dishkova (SMU) def. Melissa Cecil (AFA) 6-3, 6-2
5. Yana Erkeeva (SMU) def. Natasha Rizvi (AFA) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Mary Meyers (AFA) def. Holly Verner (SMU) 2-6, 6-1, 7-6
1. Vaszilisza Bulgakova/Aleks Malyarchikova (SMU) def. Melissa Cecil/Hannah Dake (AFA) 8-6
2. Christine Molina/Natasha Rizvi (AFA) def. Edyta Cieplucha/Elena Fayner (SMU) 8-1
3. Hristina Dishkova/Holly Verner (SMU) def. Marcelli Magday/Tiffany Tran (AFA) 8-3
Air Force 4-2