LAFAYETTE, La. (10/6/12) – The Arkansas State tennis team concluded play at the Ragin’ Cajun’ Tennis Classic on Saturday with two singles victories and one doubles’ victories to push its total to eight match victories for the tournament.
Janie Nowland picked up a 6-0, 7-6 over Andrea Nedorstova (NSU) in the Etouffee Draw, while sophomore Jess Heeps-Eriksen defeated Louisiana-Lafayette’s Hannah Appleyard 6-1, 6-0 in the Boudin Draw.
In other singles’ competition Lamar’s Helene Czudek defeated Biljana Miloshveska 6-4, 0-6 (7) in the Jambayla Draw, while Ioana Teu lost to Southeast Louisiana’s Renne Villarreal 6-4, 6-1 in the Gumbo bracket.
In the Po-Boy Draw, Janelle Fung lost to ULL’s Juliette Clement 6-1, 6-1, while Sofia Krsmanovic rounded out singles competition for ASU with a 6-4, 6-2 loss to Southern Mississippi’s Lauren May.
In doubles competition Nowland and Teu notched A-State’s only double victory of the weekend with an 8-2 victory over NSU’s Leshyna and Smonova. In other action Miloshevska and Stefanov lost 8-0 to Lamar’s Porte and Bogdan, while Heeps-Eriksen and Fung lost to SELU’s Castillo and Villarreal 8-1 to round out second round play.
In the third round, Nowland and Teu lost to Lamar’s Porte and Bogdan 8-5, while Heeps-Eriksen and Fung lost to Lamar’s Dashutina and Pennesi 8-4. Miloshevska and Stefanov lost to ULL’s Appleeyard and Clement 8-2 in the day’s final match.
The A-State tennis team will return to action Oct. 12-14 at the SIU Invitational hosted by Southern Illinois.