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Courtesy: Clay Bailey

Tennis Recaps: Jan. 13

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 01/13/2018
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama women's tennis team kicked off the season on a roll, sweeping Jackson State, 4-0, and, 7-0, in the season opener doubleheader at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility.

In the morning session, the Crimson Tide started doubles play with junior Andie Daniell and sophomore Alba Cortina-Pou defeating Lucia Solis and Tyler Smith, 6-1, while senior Smith Hinton and sophomore Jacqueline Pelletier topped Oni Jones and Ariel Dickson, 6-1.

In singles play, Alabama snatched the first three matches to secure the 4-0 sweep in straight sets. No. 106 Daniell defeated T. Smith, 6-0, 6-2, while Cortina-Pou beat Daria Butorina, 6-1, 6-0. Furthermore, in her first collegiate dual meet of her career, freshman Kylie Moulin took care of Lucia Solis, 6-3, 6-3 to solidify Alabama's first win of the season.

For the second half of the doubleheader, Alabama mirrored its morning doubles performance, winning the doubles point by shutting out the Lady Tigers. Daniell and Moulin got past Smith and Solis, 6-0, while sophomore Ann Selim and Cortina-Pou, pushed past Jones and Dickson, 6-0.

In singles play, Selim defeated Jones in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0, to give the Tide a 2-0 lead after doubles. Gintrand then followed with a solid performance at the No. 6 position, defeating Dickson, 6-1, 6-1. For the win, Hinton beat Smith, 6-1, 6-0, to give the Tide its second victory of the day.

--Alabama Sports Information

Tulsa 6, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0

Tulsa 6, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0

TULSA, OK – The Golden Lions (0-2) dropped their first two matches on the road at the Case Tennis Center on Saturday.  UAPB was swept in all matches. 

Texas A&M 7, Prairie View 0

COLLEGE STATION, TX – The Lady Panthers dropped their season opener on the road at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.  Prairie View A&M’s No. 1 singles player Neharika Rama gave the Aggies their toughest competition and she fell to Domenica Gonzalez 6-0, 6-2.