Women's Tennis

No. 50 SMU Falls 5-2 At UNLV

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March 23, 2013

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LAS VEGAS (SMU) --- The No. 50 SMU women's tennis team fell to 10-6 with a 5-2 road loss at UNLV on Saturday. The Mustangs dropped the doubles point and a pair of three-set singles matches to the Rebels.

"UNLV came after us and got the job done," said head coach Kati Gyulai. "We had several stellar individual performances, but this is not an individual tournament. We look to be more disciplined tomorrow against Marshall."

The Mustangs earned both points in singles, winning a pair of contests in straight sets. Elena Fayner won 7-5, 6-2 at No. 4 and Hristina Dishkova earned a 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 5.

In doubles, Edyta Cieplucha and Yana Erkeeva got the win for SMU. The duo triumphed 8-5 in the No. 3 match.

The Mustangs face Conference USA foe Marshall in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Tennis Match Results
Mar 23, 2013 at Las Vegas, Nevada

UNLV 5, #50 SMU 2

Singles competition
1. #24 Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. #111 Aleks Malyarchikova (SMU) 7-5, 6-0
2. #103 Lucia Batta (UNLV) def. Edyta Cieplucha (SMU) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
3. Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Vaszilisza Bulgakova (SMU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
4. Elena Fayner (SMU) def. Anett Ferenczi-Bako (UNLV) 7-5, 6-2
5. Hristina Dishkova (SMU) def. Janine Erasmus (UNLV) 6-4, 6-3
6. Iren Kotseva (UNLV) def. Yana Erkeeva (SMU) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Lucia Batta/Nives Pavlovic (UNLV) def. Vaszilisza Bulgakova/Aleks Malyarchikova (SMU) 8-6
2. Janine Erasmus/Aleksandra Josifoska (UNLV) def. Hristina Dishkova/Holly Verner (SMU) 8-6
3. Edyta Cieplucha/Yana Erkeeva (SMU) def. Alexis Garrett/Iren Kotseva (UNLV) 8-5

Match Notes:
SMU 10-6; National ranking #50
UNLV 10-5



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