JONESBORO, Ark. (4/9/12) – The Arkansas State tennis team fell to Lamar 4-3 in a nonconference match Monday morning at Allen Park.

ASU (9-8) freshman Tamara Slijepcevic won her seventh straight match with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Alicia Porte in the No. 2 singles match. Slijepcevic is now 14-2 on the year and finished Sun Belt Conference play with a 6-0 record.

In other singles action Biljana Miloshevska earned a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-5) victory over Natalia Mayagoitia in the No. 4 singles match, while Ioana Teu earned a 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 victory in the No. 5 match.

In the No. 1 singles match ASU freshman Mariana Rong dropped a 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 decision to Carolina Salas, while Janie Nowland suffered a 6-3, 7-6 loss to Carolina Maso in the No. 3 match. In the No. 6 match senior Ceara Howey lost to Helene Czudek 6-0, 6-2.

In doubles competition Salas and Porte defeated Rong and Teu 8-1 in the No. 1 match, while Nowland and Howey earned an 8-3 over Mayagoitia and Pennesi in the No. 2 match. In the No. 3 match Mso and Czudek defeated Slijepcevic and Miloshevska 8-4.

The Red Wolves will return to the courts Friday, April 13 for a match against Texas-El Paso at Allen Park. First serve is set for Noon.






Tennis Match Results

Lamar University vs Arkansas State

Apr 09, 2012 at Jonesboro, Ark.


Lamar University 4, Arkansas State 3


 Singles competition

1. Carolina Salas (LU) def. Rong, Mariana (ASU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

2. Slijepcevic, Tamara (ASU) def. Alicia Porte (LU) 6-2, 6-4

3. Carolina Maso (LU) def. Nowland, Janie (ASU) 6-3, 7-6

4. Miloshevska, Biljana (ASU) def. Natalia Mayagoitia (LU) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

5. Teu, Ioana (ASU) def. Alessandra Pennesi (LU) 7-5, 2-6, 7-5

6. Helene Czudek (LU) def. Howey, Ceara (ASU) 6-0, 6-2


 Doubles competition

1. Carolina Salas/Alicia Porte (LU) def. Rong, Mariana/Teu, Ioana (ASU) 8-1

2. Nowland, Janie/Howey, Ceara (ASU) def. Natalia Mayagoitia/Alessandra Pennesi (LU) 8-3

3. Carolina Maso/Helene Czudek (LU) def. Slijepcevic, Tamara/Miloshevska, Biljana (ASU) 8-4


Match Notes:

Lamar University 11-8

Arkansas State 9-8