Women's Tennis Recap: Jan. 19
SAM HOUSTON STATE 6, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M 1
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – In a dual match with Sam Houston State, the Prairie View A&M women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 contest at the McAdams Tennis Center Friday afternoon.
The Lady Panthers earned their point in singles with a 6-4, 6-3 win by newcomer Jessica Lackey over SHSU’s Rosalie Gerritsen at the No. 6 position.
Sam Houston won the doubles point to begin play and took a 1-0 lead in the match. Although the Bearkats earned the point in doubles, the PVAMU duo of Constanza Aranguiz and Neharika Rama defeated Sam Houston’s Carrie Casey and Mila Milanovic 6-4, to claim their doubles contest.
PVAMU’s Jimena Duran-Castellanos was defeated by Lusine Chobanyan 6-0, 6-0 to begin singles action at the No. 5 position. Stacy Lackey lost her sets 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 1 position to the Bearkats’ Fabienne Gettwart. Rama battled at the No. 2 position, but it wasn’t enough in the 6-1, 6-4 loss to SHSU’s Sahaja Yamalapalli.
Shaddae Findley at the No. 4 position fell to Milanovic of Sam Houston, 6-2, 6-2, before Casey defeated Aranguiz at the No. 3 position to earn the final point for the Bearkats with the scores of 6-1, 6-1 to end the match.
Prairie View A&M will host Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Wednesday, Jan. 24 for a 3 p.m. start in their next competition.
-Prairie View A&M Sports Information