SMU Has Four-Match Win-Streak Snapped By No. 19 Texas Tech

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March 1, 2013

LUBBOCK, Texas (SMU) --- The SMU women's tennis team had its four-match win streak snapped in a 6-1 loss at No. 19 Texas Tech on Saturday. No. 94 Edyta Cieplucha continued her impressive spring with a win over No. 80 Samantha Adams 6-3, 6-1.

"This was a competitive match in very difficult conditions," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "We put ourselves in a position to win the doubles point, but were unable to close out the matches. In singles, we played strong second sets which shows that we don't back down. We look to turn around tomorrow and make shots against Wisconsin. "

No. 94 Edyta Cieplucha won the No. 1 singles point for SMU with a 6-3, 6-1 win against No. 115 Samantha Adams of Texas Tech.

SMU's next match is against Wisconsin in Lobbock, Texas, on Saturday at Noon.

Tennis Match Results
SMU vs Texas Tech
Mar 1, 2013 at Lubbpock, Texas

#19 Texas Tech 6, SMU 1

Singles competition
1. #94 Edyta Cieplucha (SMU) def. #80 Samantha Adams (TTU) 6-3, 6-1
2. #86 Kenna Kilgo (TTU) def. Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
3. Rashmi Teltumbde (TTU) def. Hristina Dishkova (SMU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
4. Elizabeth Ullathorne (TTU) def. Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 6-1, 5-0
5. Nikki Sanders (TTU) def. Holly Verner (SMU) 6-0, 7-5
6. Caroline Starck (TTU) def. No player (SMU), by default

Doubles competition
1. #47 Samantha Adams/Kenna Kilgo (TTU) def. Hristina Dishkova/Holly Verner (SMU) 8-6
2. Nikki Sanders/Rashmi Teltumbde (TTU) def. Edyta Cieplucha/Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 8-3
3. Elizabeth Ullathorne/Caroline Starck (TTU) def. Vaszilisza Bulgakova/Elena Fayner (SMU) 8-5

Match Notes:
SMU 5-4
Texas Tech 7-3; National ranking #19
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (6,1,4,5,2,3)