San Antonio – Tarleton State University, currently ranked 28th in the nation, dominated St. Mary’s University, 9-0, in women’s tennis Tuesday afternoon, dropping just 12 games at the St. Mary’s University Tennis Courts.
Shannon Wallis defeated the Rattlers Alison Pino (Sr., Corpus Christi) at number one singles, 6-2, 6-0. Stacey Benavides defeated Tiffany Edwards (So., San Antonio) at number four singles. Pino and Janet Sholles (Sr., Suriname) dropped an 8-2 decision at number three doubles to Wallis and Chrissie Cooper.
With the loss the Rattlers fell to 1-7 this season. They will play their final home match of the season on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. against Southewestern College.
(#28) Tarleton State 9, St. Mary’s 0
#1 Shannon Wallis (TSU) def. Alison Pino (STMU), 6-2, 6-0
#2 Chrissie Cooper (TSU) def. Janet Sholles (STMU), 6-0, 6-1
#3 Melanie Zilles (TSU) def. Rachel Calderson (STMU), 6-0, 6-1
#4 Stacey Benavides (TSU) def. Tiffany Edwards (STMU), 6-1, 6-2
#5 Jade Charlot (TSU) def. Amanda McMullen (STMU), 6-0, 6-1
#6 Evgeniya Prokofeva (TSU), def. Marcie Morales (STMU), 6-1, 6-0
#1 Wallis/Cooper (TSU) def. Pino/Sholles (STMU), 8-2
#2 Cooper/Chaulet (TSU) def. Calderon/Edwards (STMU), 8-1
#3 Benavides/Hawkins (TSU) def. Maldonado/McMullan (STMU), 8-0
Records: St. Mary’s 1-7