Huong Huynh surveys the court. (Photo by Rosy Arreola)
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SAN ANTONIO — The St. Mary’s women’s tennis team dropped a hard–fought match to Dallas Baptist on Saturday, falling 8–1 at St. Mary’s Tennis Courts.
Cimen “Mimi” Soy (Sr., Gothenburg, Sweden) and Erica Carmona (Jr., Converse, Texas) teamed up to top Ollan/Holmes 9–8 in doubles play, but it wasn’t enough against a deep DBU squad.
Soy narrowly lost her singles match, falling to Gennissen 4–6, 6–1, 6–2, as did Carmona in a 6–0, 6–1 defeat to Innes.
Elisha Bryant (So., Plano, Texas) competed in her first action of the spring semester, teaming with Anita Qureshi (So., San Antonio) in a close match against Rutt/Atkins in doubles play. Rutt/Atkins won 8–4.
The Lady Rattlers are 4–8 on the season and 0–2 in Heartland Conference competition.
St. Mary’s University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community service, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence. The University has six athletic national titles: men’s basketball (1989–NAIA), baseball (2001–NCAA Div. II), softball (1986–NAIA and 2002–NCAA Div. II) and an individual national champion in men’s golf (2006–NCAA Div. II) and a national academic championship in men’s golf (2009–NCAA Div. II). St. Mary’s also had 65 percent of its athletes named to conference, regional and/or national honor rolls this past year. St. Mary’s student–athletes graduation rate is 63 percent, higher than the NCAA Division II average of 55 percent. To learn more about St. Mary's, visit www.stmarytx.edu/athletics.