HU Women’s Tennis Falls at Southern Nazarene

Courtesy Harding University Athletics Department

EDMOND, Okla. – Harding women’s tennis lost its second straight Great American Conference match Saturday to Southern Nazarene. The Crimson Storm downed the Lady Bisons 8-1. Harding fell to 9-7 overall and 1-2 in conference play. 

Harding’s lone point came at No. 6 singles, where junior Kaleigh Wagner won 6-0, 6-0 over Payton Bergmann. Wagner, who has a team-leading 10 singles victories, has won three straight in straight sets and five of her last six singles matches.

Harding will look to end the skid Tuesday against GAC foe Henderson State in Arkadelphia, Ark. The match will begin at 2 p.m. 

Tennis Match Results

Harding vs Southern Nazarene

Apr 06, 2013 at Edmond, OK


Southern Nazarene 8, Harding 1

Singles competition

1. Masha Andrianova (SNU) def. Benyapa Phumtip (HU) 6-1, 6-3

2. Natalia Moreno (SNU) def. Ali Rowden (HU) 6-3, 6-2

3. Deisi Bolivar (SNU) def. Chelsea Lanier (HU) 6-4, 6-0

4. Marina Shipilova (SNU) def. Katie Huff (HU) 6-2, 6-1

5. Karina Kotova (SNU) def. Maria Moreno (HU) 6-4, 6-2

6. Kaleigh Wagner (HU) def. Payton Bergmann (SNU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Masha Andrianova/Marina Shipilova (SNU) def. Benyapa Phumtip/Ali Rowden (HU) 8-6

2. Deisi Bolivar/Natalia Moreno (SNU) def. Autrey Bradley/Kaleigh Wagner (HU) 8-3

3. Karina Kotova/Payton Bergmann (SNU) def. Maria Moreno/Katie Huff (HU) 8-3

Match Notes:

Harding 9-7

Southern Nazarene 3-7

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