STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Tarleton State University, ranked 20th in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, swept St. Mary’s University in women’s tennis action on Friday, 9-0.
The Texans won all six singles matches in straight sets, with Mei-Jing Ang (So., McAllen, Texas) coming the closest to a victory for the Rattlers, falling by a 6-3, 6-2, count at number three singles. Cimen Soy (Jr., Gothenburg, Sweden) was defeated by 41st ranked Adrianna Jaskova at number one singles, 6-1, 6-2.
With the loss, St. Mary’s fell to 8-8 this season. Tarleton State improved to 12-4 with the victory. The Rattlers will return to action on Saturday, when they travel to Wichita Falls, Texas, to face Midwestern State University.
(#20) Tarleton State 9, St. Mary’s 0
#1 (#41) Adrianna Jaskova (TSU) def. Cimen Soy (STMU), 6-1, 6-2
#2 Mariana Freitas (TSU) def. Vanessa Sholles (STMU), 6-0, 6-2
#3 Rocio Cabanillas (TSU) def. MeiJing Ang (STMU), 6-3, 6-2
#4 Jade Charlot (TSU) def. Kelly Cooper (STMU), 6-3, 6-1
#5 Carole Julen (TSU) def. Erica Carmona (STMU), 8-1
#6 Evgeniya Prokofeva (TSU) def. Ashley Hernandez (STMU), 8-2
#1 Cabanillas/Freitas (TSU) def. Ang/Soy (STMU), 8-3
#2 Charlot/Prokofeva (TSU) def. Carmona/Sholles (STMU), 8-2
#3 Jaskova/Julen (TSU) def. Hernandez/Riddle (STMU), 8-1
Records: Tarleton State 12-4, St. Mary’s 8-8