March 27, 2010

ISLANDERS FALL TO FIRST PLACE LADY DEMONS AS NORTHWESTERN STAYS UNBEATEN IN SOUTHLAND PLAY

Natchitoches, La. - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women's tennis team lost a 6-1 final to the Northwestern State Lady Demons in a Southland Conference match on Saturday morning. NWLA is currently in first place of the Southland with an unbeaten league record.

The Islanders fall to 7-9 on the season and 3-5 in Southland matches. The Lady Demons improve to 11-1 on the year and a perfect 6-0 in league play. NWLA beat the University of Houston on the road by an identical 6-1 score earlier in the season.

In the doubles portion of the match, the Islanders were swept by NWLA as Mirna Cicak and Megan Harless lost at the No. 1 spot 8-1, Doris Kuselj and Bianca Discordia lost 8-3 at No. 2 doubles and Nadia Filmalter and LeAnne Mascall fell 8-4 at the No. 3 position.

In singles play, Doris Kuselj kept her conference unbeaten streak alive as she won 4-6, 6-2, 10-8 over Adna Curukovic at No. 2 singles. Kuselj remains unbeaten in Southland Conference matches and has only lost once all season. Cicak lost her first Southland match of the year with a 7-6 (7-1), 7-5 loss to Olga Bazhanova at the No. 1 position. Discordia lost a 6-4, 6-7 (7-0), 10-4 match to Martina Rubesova at No. 3 singles and Adrienne Kovas lost 6-1, 6-0 to Kathrin Lange at the No. 4 position. Mascall fell 6-0, 6-0 to Andrea Nedorostova at No. 5 singles and Filmalter lost to Bianca Schulz by a 6-3, 6-2 score in the No. 6 spot.

Northwestern State 6, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 1

Southland Conference Women's Tennis - Jack Fisher Tennis Complex, Natchitoches

Singles:

Olga Bazhanova (NSU) d. Mirna Cicak 7-6 (7-1), 7-5

Doris Kuselj (TAMCC) d. Adna Curukovic 4-6, 6-2 (10-8)

Martina Rubesova (NSU) d. Bianca Discordia 6-4, 6-7 (7-0), 10-4

Kathrin Lange (NSU) d. Adrienne Kovacs 6-1, 6-0

Andrea Nedorostova (NSU) d. LeAnne Mascall 6-0, 6-0

Bianca Schulz (NSU) d. Nadia Filmalter 6-3, 6-2

Doubles:

Bazhanova/Curukovic (NSU) d. Cicak/Megan Harless 8-1

Nedorostova/Rubesova (NSU) d. Kuselj/Discordia 8-3

Lange/Schulz (NSU) d. Filmalter/Mascall 8-4

Records:

NSU 11-1 overall, 6-0 in SLC

TAMCC 7-9, 3-5