SEGUIN – St. Mary’s University cruised to its second straight win, 9-0, over Texas Lutheran University in non-conference women’s tennis action Thursday at the Texas Lutheran Tennis Courts.
Vanessa Sholles (Sr., Paramaribo, Suriname) improved to 4-3 at number one singles this season with a straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, victory over Blair Obrian. She also teamed with Kelli Cooper (Fr., San Antonio) to defeat Jennifer Hahn and Blair Obrian at number one doubles, 8-0. Cooper also won her singles match, 6-0, 6-0, against Hahn at number two, to improve to 3-1 in singles this season. Rachel Calderon (Jr., El Paso), Erica Carmona (Fr., Converse), Tiffany Edwards (Sr., San Antonio) and Danielle Aranda (So., San Antonio) also all picked up singles victories.
With the win the Rattlers improved to 2-2 this season, while TLU fell to 0-2. The Rattlers will return to action on Sunday against Western New Mexico at the St. Mary’s Tennis Courts.
St. Mary’s 9, Texas Lutheran 0
#1 Vanessa Sholles (STMU) def. Blair Obrian (TLU), 6-1, 6-2
#2 Kelli Cooper (STMU) def. Jennifer Hahn (TLU), 6-0, 6-0
#3 Rachel Calderson (STMU) def. Merideth Davis (TLU), 6-1, 6-1
#4 Erica Carmona (STMU) def. Klissa Lopez (TLU), 6-0, 6-0
#5 Tiffany Edwards (STMU) def. Mava Davidson (TLU), 6-0, 6-2
#6 Dani Aranda (STMU) won by default
#1 Cooper/Sholles (STMU) def. Hahn/Obrian (TLU), 8-0
#2 Calderon/Carmona (STMU) def. Davis/Lopez (TLU), 8-0
#3 Aranda/Edwards (STMU) won by default
Records: St. Mary’s 2-2, Texas Lutheran 0-2