JONESBORO, Ark. (3/12/21) – Winning its second-straight match, the Arkansas State women’s tennis team picked up a 4-3 decision over Missouri State Friday afternoon at the A-State Tennis Complex.
Thea Rice and Hunter Roper teamed up for a 6-1 victory on court one over Ellie Burger and Claire Martin. Yasmine Humber and Nejla Zukic clinched the doubles point for A-State (3-3) with a 6-2 triumph over Mary Houston and Mara Presot.
Humbert got the Red Wolves a 2-0 lead in the match with a straight-set decision on court No. 6 over Claire Martin, 7-5, 6-4. Alyson Piskulic of Missouri State (3-8) got the Bears on the board with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Nejla Zukic and Tiffani Nash defeated Jill Morse 7-5, 6-3 to tie the match at 2-2. Shelby King won over Taylor Shaw 7-6, 6-0 to make the score 3-2 and Thea Rice clinched the match with a 6-2, 7-5 win on court two over Hana Sisirak. At the same time Rice clinched the match, Ellie Burger secured a 6-4, 6-4 win over Hunter Roper to set the final score of 4-3 in the match.
A-State closes out its seven-game homestand Sunday against Louisiana Tech Sunday morning with start time slated for 9:00 a.m. at RidgePointe Country Club. Match time and location is subject to change, so fans are encouraged to follow the team on Twitter (@AStateTennis) for the latest update to the schedule.
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